adjournment sine die


adjournment sine die
An adjournment without setting a time for another meeting or session. An adjournment which closes a term of court. 20 Am J2d Cts § 47. An adjournment which closes a session of a legislative body or a convention.

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  • Adjournment sine die — (from the Latin, without day ) occurs when an organized body s existence terminates.It is often used with regard to legislative bodies whose terms or mandates are coming to an end, as in The One Hundred Third General Assembly of the State of… …   Wikipedia

  • adjournment sine die — >> sine die. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • adjournment sine die — /ajarnmant sayniy day(iy)/°siyney diyey/ An adjournment without setting a time for another meeting or session. See sine die …   Black's law dictionary

  • adjournment sine die — /ajarnmant sayniy day(iy)/°siyney diyey/ An adjournment without setting a time for another meeting or session. See sine die …   Black's law dictionary

  • sine die — ► ADVERB ▪ (with reference to an adjournment) with no appointed date for resumption. ORIGIN Latin, without a day …   English terms dictionary

  • sine die — /sayniy day(iy)/ Without day; without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing. Hence, a legislative body adjourns sine die when it adjourns without appointing a day on which to appear or assemble again. State ex rel. Jones v. Atterbury,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • sine die — [ˌsi:neɪ di:eɪ, ˌsʌɪnɪ dʌɪi:] adverb (with reference to an adjournment) with no appointed date for resumption. Origin L., lit. without a day …   English new terms dictionary

  • sine die — Latin: without a day Denoting an adjournment of an action, arbitration, etc. , indefinitely …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • eat inde sine die — /iyat indiy sayniy day(iy)/ Words used on the acquittal of a defendant, or when a prisoner is to be discharged, that he may go thence without a day, i.e., be dismissed without any further continuance or adjournment …   Black's law dictionary

  • eat inde sine die — /iyat indiy sayniy day(iy)/ Words used on the acquittal of a defendant, or when a prisoner is to be discharged, that he may go thence without a day, i.e., be dismissed without any further continuance or adjournment …   Black's law dictionary