Advocation



Scots Law. the action of a superior court in calling before itself or reviewing an action originally brought before an inferior court.
Obsolete.

.
the act of summoning.

Historical Examples

It was a mystical, tortuous, rambling discourse which sounded to me a good deal like an advocation of free love.
My Actor-Husband Anonymous

He would postpone the advocation for a few days, but it could not be refused.
The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon J.A. Froude

Other counsels, therefore, are necessary, and it is important to act as if the advocation was granted.
The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon J.A. Froude

The reform of the clergy was partly owing to the anger of the people at the advocation of the cause to Rome.
The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon J.A. Froude

noun
(Scots law, papal law) the transfer to itself by a superior court of an action pending in a lower court

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