Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Same as Denuncia.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The act by which an individual informs a public officer, whose duty it is to prosecute offenders, that a crime has been committed. In Scotch practice. The act by which a person is declared to be a rebel, who has disobeyed the charge given on letters of homing. Bell.