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A pending legal action, or a formal notice of this.
- ‘He too was dealing with a motion to discharge a certificate of lis pendens after a transaction of purchase and sale was aborted for failure of the vendor to produce a certificate relating to soil quality.’
- ‘Such an interest is not sufficient to support a certificate of lis pendens.’
- ‘It follows from the comparison of the legislation mentioned above that a common concept of lis pendens cannot be arrived at by a rapprochement of the various relevant national provisions.’
- ‘There must be a clear and effective mechanism for resolving cases of lis pendens and related actions and for obviating problems flowing from national differences as to the determination of the time when a case is regarded as pending.’
- ‘But before a sale could be closed, the vendor received a letter from Treasury threatening to register a lis pendens on the land.’
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