stay of proceedings


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stay of proceedings

a court order suspending proceedings or sanctioning a total discontinuance where an action has been compromised or because of some other misconduct by the plaintiff
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Wilson said that he had three witnesses, the Misses Clarkson, who would testify that they met a veiled young woman leaving Judge Driscoll's premises by the back gate a few minutes after the cries for help were heard, and that their evidence, taken with certain circumstantial evidence which he would call to the court's attention to, would in his opinion convince the court that there was still one person concerned in this crime who had not yet been found, and also that a stay of proceedings ought to be granted, in justice to his clients, until that person should be discovered.
Dubai: The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) Steering Committee has granted trainer Salem Bin Ghadayer a stay of proceedings following his appeal against a one-year ban after a horse in his care was found to have prohibited substances in its system.
Divine brought an application to adjourn the matter on the basis that yet another appeal and an application for stay of proceedings had been filed just on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal.
The filing of the Notice of Intention has the effect of imposing an automatic 30-day stay of proceedings that will protect the Company and its assets from the claims of creditors while the Company pursues its restructuring efforts.
Steel Canada, had been operating under the protection of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act since being granted an initial stay of proceedings in September of 2014.
Stelco had been operating under the protection of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act since being granted an initial stay of proceedings in September 2014.
Badreddine's defense attorneys formally filed their appeal Wednesday, and requested a stay of proceedings until it is ruled on.
Among his topics are the composition and administration of the court, evidentiary standards, individual criminal responsibility, the protection of victims and witnesses, and appellate jurisdiction and stay of proceedings.
One of the trustees, Jean Miller, said: "Both parties have now agreed to a stay of proceedings to save incurring more costs.
The stay of proceedings applies to NCUA suits against RBS Securities, Wachovia Capital Markets, J.
However, the Supreme Court overturned the acquittal in its January 2013 decision and issued a stay of proceedings, which means no further charges against her will be laid.
said that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice which is supervising the proceedings of Northstar and certain of its Canadian affiliates under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act commenced on June 14, 2012 granted an Order on August 2, 2012 extending the stay of proceedings against Northstar through October 31, 2012.