- Scots law the final judgment or sentence of a court
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But it went, he said, just like a decreet in absence, and was lost for want of a contradictor.Red Gauntlet
Sir Walter Scott
Decreet arbitral is a Scottish phrase for the award of an arbitrator.
The grounds of reduction of a decreet arbitral are “corruption,” “bribery,” “false hold” (Scots Act of Regulations 1695, s. 25).
This precedence had been assigned to it by the Decreet of Ranking , and assigns to it an origin in 1404 (or, as some say, 1395).