locus standi


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locus standi

the right ofa party to appear and be heard before a court.
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It is notable here that the Aarhus Convention does not preclude the affected parties from opting for speedy justice like public interest litigations, which are common in India, the Philippines and many other countries, where locus standi is relaxed in matters of the interest of general public.
In a testy response to the SCA ruling, Dr Humphrey Zokufa MD of the BHF, asked why the other respondent organisations in the court hearing had not had their locus standi questioned, claiming the ruling set a 'severely negative' precedent for other major industry representative organisations wishing to act on behalf of their members, such as the Chamber of Mines, BUSA (Business Unity, South Africa) and SANTACO (the South African National Taxi Council).
It was held that the union's rights were not affected by the proposed amalgamation; it had no Locus Standi object to the scheme.
Justice Kolawole, however, struck out the case because Ogboji lacked the locus standi to initiate the action.
The High Court has adjourned the hearing to April 17th for VFF to show that it has the locus standi to raise this issue.
One may ask what locus standi Munter has to tell Pakistan what is good or bad for it.
OIC has no locus standi in matters concerning internal affairs of India, which
There is no locus standi for such demands in the absence of an extradition treaty.
Parliament which represents the will of the people, is not maintainable, and should be dismissed as the petitioner has no locus standi.
Then what is the locus standi of the case filed against Musharraf and what is the government's stand on it?
On whether Swamy had the locus to make the complaint, the court said " the plea of locus standi cannot be restricted to typical cases of cheating, misappropriation, etc, as here is a case where the act of office bearers of political party having criminal overtones is under scrutiny and so, the challenge to the locus of respondent- complainant to maintain the complaint in question is hereby repelled.