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  4. Article 6: Orders and Decrees


Section 601 Definition of decree and order; how order enforced The determination of the rights of the parties to a special proceeding in the court is...

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP)

Definition of decree and order; how order enforced

  The determination of the rights of the parties to a special proceeding in the court is a decree.

  A direction of the court made or entered in writing and not included in a decree is an order.

  A decree or order has the same effect and may be enforced in like manner as a similar judgment, decree or order made by the supreme court in an action.