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CONSULTATION, practice. A conference between the counsel or attorneys engaged on the same side of a cause, for the purpose of examining their case, arranging their proofs, and removing any difficulties there may be in their way.
     2. This should be had sufficiently early to enable the counsel to obtain an amendment of the pleadings, or further evidence. At these consultations the exact course to be taken by the plaintiff in exhibiting his proofs should be adopted, in consultation, by the plaintiff's counsel. In a consultation on a defendant's case, it is important to ascertain the statement of the defence, and the evidence which may be depended upon to support it; to arrange the exact course of defence, and to determine on the cross-examination of the plaintiff's witnesses; and, above all, whether or not evidence shall be given on the part of the defendant, or withheld, so as to avoid a reply on the part of the plaintiff. The wishes of the client should, in all cases, be consulted. 3 Chit. Pr. 864.

CONSULTATION, Eng. law. The name of a writ whereby a cause, being formerly removed by prohibition out of an inferior court into some of the king's courts in Westminster, is returned thither again for if the judges of the superior court, comparing the proceedings with the suggestion of the party, find the suggestion false or not proved, and that therefore the cause was wrongfully called from the inferior court, then, upon consultation and deliberation, they decree it to be returned, where upon this writ issues. T. de la Ley.

CONSULTATION, French law. The opinion of counsel, on a point of law submitted to them. Dict. de Jur. h.t.

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By explicitly considering advocacy and empowerment, parent consultants have the potential to address aspects of parents' (consultees') experiences that may be overlooked using traditional approaches to consultation.
The main objectives of our study were to describe the different characteristics of phone consultations made by healthcare professionals to academic urologists in terms of timing and location, type of consultation requests and professional background.
Our study shows that adoption of the telephone first approach in general practice had a major effect on patterns of consultation, with large increases in phone consultations and decreases in face-to-face consultations," the authors wrote.
I am therefore confirming that there is a need to conduct a short period of further consultation to allow this updated evidence to be taken into account.
This consultation follows the closure of KSA VAT Draft Law public consultation.
Kirklees residents have the opportunity to have their say on the proposed closures and Kirklees councillor, Linda Wilkinson, (Almondbury Lib Dem) is urging anyone who has an interest in the future of these important amenities to take part in the on-line consultation.
La consultation a demarre ce lundi 25 avril 2016 et se poursuivra pendant 30 jours sur le site www.
As the work organizations we serve and the workplaces we navigate have become more and more complex, often reaching beyond geographic and cultural borders, so too has the consultation process become more dynamic and challenging.
Consultation is defined as the situation in which the physician primarily responsible for the patient decides which views and applications of different areas of specialty are needed or, on the patient's request, the physician consults one of his/her colleagues from another branch, takes his/her advice, and continues the follow-up of the patient according to this advice (6-8).
He said the committee plans to hold county conferences after holding consultation in all those counties and expected to be attended by delegates nominated by their Payams during the consultations.
Due to a change in legislation, the council is required to undertake another consultation.
Through decades of development, consultation practice has evolved into an integral and fundamental skill now considered a "cornerstone activity" for helping professionals (Dougherty, 2013, p.

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