Warrant of Committal Law and Legal Definition
Warrant of committal is the authority of a judge or magistrate to enforce a judgment against a person or corporation. It is used in situations when a person or corporation does not comply with a judgment within a mandatory time period. The warrant of committal is usually prepared by the clerk of court. A warrant of committal may not be enforced more than two years after the date it was issued, without further order from the court.