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    Hanka is offline Senior Member
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    Hi,

    could you please tell me what "imprisonment in default" means?

    Context:
    The requested party shall not impose imprisonment in default or any other measure restricting the liberty of a person, unless it is specified in the request.

    Thanks a lot!

    Hanka

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    It's used when people are sent to jail for not paying a fine, debt or charge.

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