Allegation in ecclesiastical law, denotes articles drawn out in a formal manner to establish the complainant's cause against the person injuring him. The defendant answers the allegation upon oath, and this is called a defensive allegation. When issue is thus joined, both parties proceed to their respective proofs.

Definition of allegation

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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