declaratory relief


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declaratory relief

n. a judge's determination (called a "declaratory judgment") of the parties' rights under a contract or a statute often requested (prayed) for information in a lawsuit over a contract. The theory is that an early resolution of legal rights will resolve some or all of the other issues in the matter. (See: declaratory judgment)

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In its order, the Mandaluyong RTC said it found "clear and unmistakable right" to stop the DOE from implementing the said policy, while the court "hears the main petition for declaratory relief so as not to render the judgment ineffectual." Pulido said the DOE has no choice, but to follow the RTC's order until a final decision has been made.
"Because litigation is inevitable, Arch brings this action seeking declaratory relief."
17, 2014 a petition for declaratory relief with the Makati City regional trial court (RTC) to declare the RMC No.
The association was asked to submit its position paper on the issue but the BIR failed to act on ANPC's request to set aside the circular, prompting the latter to file a petition for declaratory relief with the trial court.
On 30 July 2019, the Company filed an application with the Federal Court of Australia seeking declaratory relief and ancillary orders relating to prior trading in certain shares issued on 21 September 2018 and 17 May 2019 (Relevant Shares).
Peco has filed before the Mandaluyong City RTC a petition for declaratory relief seeking a preliminary injunction to stop the expropriation of its distribution assets by More Power and prevent the issuance of licenses and permits for the distribution company to operate.
MTN in the suit also sought for a declaratory relief that the purported revenue assets investigation allegedly carried out by the Federal Government on MTN between 2007 and 2017, and its decision conveyed through the office of the AGF in a letter dated August 20, 2018, violated the provisions of section 36 of the constitution.
The Philippine Institute of Petroleum (PIP), the organization of the country's major oil firms along with some independent players, had filed a petition for declaratory relief with application for temporary restraining order (TRO) before the Makati regional trial court (RTC) to stop the "fuel cost unbundling" policy instituted by the Department of Energy (DOE).
The Notice of Claim further states that the agency "intends to commence causes of action for breach of contract, defamation, slander, libel, injurious falsehood, interference with contract, interference with prospective economic relations, wrong eviction, declaratory relief and equitable relief."
Ariel Casilao (Party-list, ANAKPAWIS) also disclosed that the MAKABAYAN bloc will file on April 3 a declaratory relief petition before the Supreme Court to force the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) to rescind its agreement regarding the Chico Irrigation System Project which they said violates provisions of the Constitution.
The Retirees seek injunctive and declaratory relief in the form of an order requiring the [defendant] City [of Pawtucket] to recalculate and pay the pensions owed to the retirees with the cost of living adjustment ('COLA') benefits that had been denied, and compensatory damages for the breach of contract, Contracts Clause, and Due Process Clause claims.
Randall argues that Davison failed to establish Article III standing to support the district court's award of prospective declaratory relief. Randall claims that Davison failed to adduce evidence establishing that he suffered an "injury in fact" sufficient to support prospective declaratory relief.