Quo warranto

Quo warranto,

Definition of Quo warranto:

  1. A writ or legal action requiring a person to show by what warrant an office or franchise is held, claimed, or exercised.

  2. Legal procedure by which an entity is stopped from continuing with a particular course of action, by demanding to know by what authority or right it is doing what it is doing. Latin for, by what authority.

Meaning of Quo warranto & Quo warranto Definition