Case stated legal definition of case stated
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An action that is brought upon the agreement of the parties who submit a statement of undisputed facts to the court but who take adversary positions as to the legal ramifications of the facts, thereby requiring a judge to decide the Question of Law presented.
A case stated is also called an amicable action, a case agreed on, or a friendly suit.
case stated a statement of the facts of a case prepared by one court for the opinion or judgment of another court. In Scotland the appeal from a summary court is called a stated case.
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The court while announcing the decision of the case stated
that Ayyan did not report to the court despite numerous summonses.
THOUGH Olympian boxer Vijender Singh has come out clean in NADA test, the Punjab police probing the drug haul case stated
that he still has to undergo their test.
The court in the instant case stated
that the inadvertent or good-faith exception created by Korn is not authorized by statute, and that such exception would render the regulations moot.