Definition of declarator in English:


Line breaks: de|clara¦tor
Pronunciation: /dɪˈklarətə
(also action for declarator)


Scots Law
An action whereby a legal right or status is declared but nothing further is done.
More example sentences
  • In the premises, the Defendant is entitled to a declarator to the effect that it is entitled to the retention of the aforesaid amount of money.
  • He pronounced a decree of declarator that, in removing the petitioner's accreditation, the respondents had acted unreasonably and a decree of reduction of the respondent's decision of 13 th December 2002 to withdraw the accreditation.
  • If she still refuses to let you see them you may have no option other than to proceed with an action for declarator of parental rights and a contact order.

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