Counter affidavit

COUNTER AFFIDAVIT. An affidavit made in opposition to one already made; this is allowed in the preliminary examination of some cases.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But, yesterday, counsel to the EFCC, Hussaina Gambo informed the court that they complied with the order of the court, but that the EFCC counter affidavit was filed late, hence not yet in the court's file.
The tribunal had on June 11 ruled that the petitioners failed to file counter affidavit against APC's motion seeking dismissal of the petition on accounts of unsubstantiated allegations of non-compliance and malpractices.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 9 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a counter affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing the bail plea filed by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in three fodder scam cases.
Due to threats to his life, businessman and suspected drug lord Peter Lim has been allowed more time to submit his counter affidavit before the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the drug complaint filed against him and his co-respondents.
'We can go to the CA or the SC to question because where there is abuse of discretion apparently on the part of the Immigration because they themselves did not follow the earlier April 17 order of the BI commissioner Morente giving Sister Patricia Fox ten days to file her counter affidavit,' Pahilga also explained.
This was stated in a counter affidavit to Devananda's petition seeking exemption from personal appearance before the additional sessions court which had issued non-bailable warrants against him in connection with the 1986 murder of a city resident.
Tenants can rebut this only by "persuasive evidence," which could include a counter affidavit or an affirmation of 51 percent of complaining tenants.
Although Atiku's counsel filed a strong objection against the motion, they, however, did not file a counter affidavit to support the motion for objection.
The Tribunal held that Atiku cannot be allowed to reopen argument, especially to file counter affidavit on the objection made against his petition because the mandatory seven days to do so had expired.
The submission was made in a counter affidavit filed before the apex court against Congress leader Kamal Nath's plea seeking transparency and accountability in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan state assembly elections.
'We can go to the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court to question because there is grave abuse of discretion apparently on the Bureau of Immigration because they did not follow their earlier order giving Sister Fox 10 days to file the counter affidavit,' Pahilga said.