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implead

verb add as a third party, bring in as a third party, commence proceedings against a third party, in ius vocare, institute an action against a third party, join as a third party, make one a third party, plead a cause against a third party, sue a third party
Associated concepts: counterclaim, third party defendant, third party plaintiff, third party practice

implead

to sue or prosecute or bring an action against.

TO IMPLEAD, practice. To sue or prosecute by due course of law. 9 Watts, 47.

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We read of the rule of canon law that one ecclesiastic could not implead another ecclesiastic, of Lannigan's contention that that rule had not been adopted by the Catholic Church in Ireland, and of the allied contention that nothing could prevent a subject of the Queen in any event from seeking appropriate redress in the courts of the land.
The court also refused to implead Meena in the petition that the Delhi government had filed challenging constitutional validity of Centre's May 21 notification.
The most important, yet fraught, aspect of that collections procedure is the right of a judgment creditor to implead third parties into the already open and pending matter in which the judgment was entered.
1980); see also Case Notes, Negligence--Apportionment of Damages Among Joint Tortfeasors--Right of a Party Actively Negligent to Implead a Co.
With respect to private interests, the courts look to the litigation burdens on the respective parties based on their residences, the ease of obtaining witnesses and proof for trial, the need for translation of documents, the ability to join or implead other parties, and the enforceability of any judgment.
Petitioners counsel Ali Raza Bajwa sought permission to implead Sub-Inspector Mohammad Anwar, interior ministry and home department to know the whereabouts of the prisoners.
The Reserve Bank of India had moved the apex court seeking to implead itself as a party in the company's tussle with the Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) and sought to stop one of its firms from disposing off assets for securing Roy's release.
2) Because of the low threshold for liability(3) and the massive costs of cleanup,(4) CERCLA cases tend to become complex as parties implead as many defendants as possible.
39] Additionally, the court noted that many employers may implead former employees or pursue actions in contribution against them and, therefore, the interests of the former employee and the corporation may frequently be in conflict.
Sharma to implead the m dmi Party as one of the respondents in the PIL filed by him seeking a criminal case be lodged against the founding members of the party for allegedly receiving foreign funds in violation of the law.
The chief justice also allowed to implead Finance Ministry, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources and Alternate Energy Board on an application filed by the petitioner.