show cause

Show Cause

An order by a court that requires a party to appear and to provide reasons why a particular thing should not be performed or allowed and mandates such party to meet the Prima Facie case set forth in the complaint or Affidavit of the applicant.

A Show Cause Order mandates that an individual or corporation make a court appearance to explain why the court should not take a proposed action. In the event that such individual or corporation does not appear or provide adequate reasons why the court should take no action, action will be taken by the court.

show cause

verb present a case, present argument, present cause, present reason, show grounds for
Associated concepts: order to show cause
References in classic literature ?
Strictly speaking, it would be hard to show cause why they should not bring him in, Pocket-Breaches having closed its little bargain, and there being no opposition.
Expect me not to show cause why I seek or why I exclude company.
MIRPURKHAS -- Pakistan Muslim League (N) district Mirpurkhas, Friday, has issued final show cause notices to local leaders of the party for violating party discipline and contesting local government elections by constituting separate panels.
An official said that initially show cause notices have been issued to 200 male and female educators and they have been directed to report to the education department to explain their position.
PESHAWAR -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has served two of its local bodies councilors and a district organizer with show cause notices for violating partys discipline during the local government polls on 30th August 2015.
1 ( ANI ): The Coal ministry has slapped show cause notices on Rungta Mines and Kohinoor Steel for delaying production from Mednirai coal block in Jharkhand.
US aviation services company Saker Aviation Services Inc said that a show cause hearing has been scheduled to address issues in connection with its Pennsylvania lease.
TURNING the heat on coal block allottees, the government is likely to issue show cause notices to allottees of 32 captive coal blocks, including Jindal Steel and Power, NTPC, Tata Steel and SAIL, for failing to develop the blocks on time.
Summary: New Delhi: Government is likely to issue show cause notices to allocatees of 32 captive .
ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Tuesday conducted a hearing in the matter of the show cause notice issued to Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) on July 15, 2010 for taking decisions that, prima facie, violate Section 4(1) read with Section 4(2) (a) and (b) of the Competition Ordinance, 2010.
April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 27, 2009, and pursuant to the Order Appointing Temporary Receiver and Order to Show Cause Why a Permanent Receiver Should Not Be Appointed; Hearing on Order to Show Cause Re Appointment of Permanent Receiver ("Order"), Patrick A.
In a show-cause hearing, the member appears before the hearing board and has the opportunity to show cause why membership should not be suspended or terminated.