Lat. In the mean time; meanwhile. An assignee ad interim is one appointed between the time of bankruptcy and appointment of the regular assignee. 2 Bell, Comm. 355. Interim committitur. “In the mean time, let him be committed.” An order of court (or the docket-entry noting it) by which a prisoner is committed to prison and directed to be kept there until some further action can be taken, or until the time arrives for the execution of his sentence. Interim curator. In English law. A person appointed by justices of the peace to take care of the property of a felon convict until the appointment by the crown of an administrator or administrators for the same purpose. Mozley A Whitley. Interim factor, in Scotch law. A judicial officer elected or appointed under the bankruptcy law to take charge of and preserve the estate until a fit person shall be elected trustee. 2 Bell, Comm. 357. Interim officer. One appointed to fill the office during a temporary vacancy, or during an interval caused by the absence or incapacity. of the regular Incumbent-Interim order. One made in the mean time, and until something is done. Interim receipt. A receipt for money paid by way of premium for a contract of insurance for which application is made. If the risk is rejected, the money is refunded, less the pro rata premium.
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