Exequatur

Dictionary: 
Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

Lat. Let it be executed. In French practice, this term is subscribed by judiclal authority upon a transcript of a judgment from a foreign country or from another part of France, and authorizes the execution of the judgment within the jurisdiction where it is so indorsed. In international law. A certificate issued by the foreign department of a state to a consul or commercial agent of another state, recognising his official character, and authorizing him to fulfill his duties.

Author: 
Henry Campbell Black, M.A.
Publisher: 
West Publishing Company
Year Published: 
1910
Genre: 
Law Dictionary