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legal action

n. any lawsuit, petition or prosecution.

legal action

noun action, action at law, cause, instituted proceedings, judicial proceedings, judiiial recourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceeding, process, prosecution, suit, suit in law
See also: action, case, cause, controversy, day in court, lawsuit, matter, proceeding, prosecution, suit
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He directed to Secretary RTA to ensure that every transport shall display their route permit and the lists of fare at prominent place in their transports and legal actions against such vehicles which are not meeting fitness requirements.
The legal action says: "Amazon is bringing this action to protect its customers from this misconduct, by stopping defendants and uprooting the ecosystem in which they participate.
The fund, The New Zealand Superannuation Fund, is one of eight investors taking legal action against the Bank of Portugal after it was forced to write off USD150m in a loan arranged by Goldman Sachs (NYSE :GS).
But threats of legal action don't affect rule-making, that's done on what the rules people consider is the best interests of the future of the game.
The UKBA found that a quarter of overseas students did not have permission to stay in the United Kingdom, and said it would 'strongly contest any legal action, the report said.
Earlier, the teachers had refused to perform duties during polio drive while the government warned of the legal action to the teachers incase of absence despite warning majority of the teachers in the province did not perform their duties.
Attorney Jeffrey Sherter, owner of his own law firm in Long Beach, DBA Legal Action Workshop announces another win for the firm.
Therefore, we collectively decided to take legal action against the four commissioners of Ajax.
News of the legal action is another blow for Rolls Royce which announced last week it would be axing 220 jobs from the plant, near Coventry.
Qantas said today's legal action would ensure it could sue Rolls-Royce if it was not satisfied with a compensation offer from the UK-based company.
Metz president Carlo Molinari and Frederic Thiriez, president of the league (LFP), said they would be taking legal action following the Metz vs Valenciennes fixture on Saturday.
On Tuesday, the US Treasury began legal action against the Iran-based Martyrs Foundation and what it says is a front-group for it - the Goodwill Charitable Organization (GCO), which has a US branch in Dearborn, Mich.