Summary Proceedings

Summary Proceedings

An alternative form of litigation for the prompt disposition of legal actions.

Legal proceedings are regarded as summary when they are shorter and simpler than the ordinary steps in a suit. Summary proceedings are ordinarily available for cases that require prompt action and generally involve a small number of clearcut issues.

SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS. When cases are to be adjudged promptly, without any unnecessary form, the proceedings are said to be summary.
     2. In no case can the party be tried summarily unless when such proceedings are authorized by legislative authority, except perhaps in the cases of contempts, for the common law is a stranger to such a mode of trial. 4 Bl. Com. 280; 20 Vin. Ab. 42; Boscawen on Conv.; Paley on Convict.; vide Convictions.

References in classic literature ?
Eustace's motive for this summary proceeding was much the same motive which animated his conduct toward you.
Tupman at this summary proceeding, great as it was, was immeasurably exceeded by the astonishment of the doctor.
Hungary has reportedly already begun returning refugees to Serbia, following very summary proceedings.
With respect to legal (objection and appeal) procedures (eg summary proceedings - proceedings on the merits, etc.
The Delaware Supreme Court noted that the following non-exhaustive factors could be considered in making such a determination: (i) the fact that plaintiff seeks to file claims arising out of the same conduct that was already the subject of derivative litigation in the Court of Chancery; (ii) the interest of United Technologies in obtaining consistent rulings; (iii) United Technologies' adoption of a forum selection bylaw; (iv) plaintiff's inability to articulate a reason for filing a suit in a forum other than Delaware; and (v) the importance of maintaining Section 220 actions as streamlined, summary proceedings, particular when companies can move to dismiss if a plaintiff files in an improper forum in violation of a forum selection bylaw.
The prosecutor's summary proceedings which were sent to Parliament about these ministers must be dealt with.
After VMRO-DPMNE's members proposed additional consultations, I agreed to withdraw the proposal and the procedure and instead of being in summary proceedings, it will be in regular procedure," Trajanov said.
NNA - The Summary Proceedings Judge, Jad Mlouf, on Monday appointed Talal Makdessi as a temporal director for TL before the specialized authority will form out TL's administration.
As much as this is a complicated case for everybody actually let's keep one thing in mind - these are summary proceedings and that's what I would have anticipated in the last 12 months.
As much as this is a complicated case for everybody, actually let's keep one thing in mind - these are summary proceedings and that's what I would have anticipated in the last 12 months.
BDI is going to use democratic mechanisms to convince the public that the draft law on defenders is biased and must not pass Parliament, said BDI leader Ali Ahmeti after the VMRO-DPMNE MPs withdrew the draft Monday and proposed that it be adopted in summary proceedings.
In August of last year, it were anti-Semitic slogans which were the subject of a summary proceedings court case brought by the Stichting Bestrijding Antisemitisme (hereafter: BAN), a foundation fighting anti-Semitism, against the Dutch top league football club ADO Den Haag.