Definition of Execution of instrument

1. Noun. (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable.

Exact synonyms: Execution
Generic synonyms: Subscription
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Execute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Execution Of Instrument

executable code
execute order
execute orders
execution of instrument (current term)
execution sale
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executive agency
executive branch
executive clemency
executive committee
executive committees

Literary usage of Execution of instrument

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1899)
"... a plea or answer denying that the defendants executed the instrument as partners is immaterial.8 (b) Denial of Execution of Instrument. ..."

2. The Law of Negotiable Instruments: Including Promissory Notes, Bills of by James Matlock Ogden (1922)
"Affidavit denying execution of instrument . (Same caption as § 239.) C D._— on oath deposes and says that he is the defendant in the above entitled cause ..."

3. Code of Law, Practice and Forms for Justices' and Other Inferior Courts in by Curtis Hillyer (1912)
"Effect of failure to file affidavit denying genuineness and due execution of instrument. Í 1140. What is meant by genuineness. 1141. ..."

4. An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of the Courts of Common Law by Ephraim Arnold Jacob, Samuel Bealey Harrison, Robert Alexander Fisher (1884)
"What Constitutes a Mortgage, Generally; and Form and Execution of Instrument. .... Execution of Instrument ..."

5. The Codes of California as Amended and in Force at the Close of the Thirty California, James Manford Kerr by California, James Manford Kerr (1905)
"... 1203, unless Its effect Is to prohibit any proceeding under those sections to make good defective execution of Instrument attempted prior to code; ..."

6. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1914)
"Effect of Acknowledgment on Execution of Instrument 16. Authority to Perfect Incomplete ... Fact of Execution of Instrument 19. Absence of Signature 20. ..."

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