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
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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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.
Former government minister and now presidential candidate of the main opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP), Irfaan Ali, Monday said he intends to appeal a High Court ruling last weekend that denied him a stay of proceedings at the magistrate's court in a multi-million dollar land sale case.
On 1st November 2018, the US District Court issued a decision in favour of FGN denying P and ID's further attempt to certify Nigeria's appeal as frivolous and denied P and ID's attempt to lift the stay of proceedings.
Justice Honyenuga, a Court of Appeal Judge, refused the application on the grounds that he refused to see any exceptional circumstances established by Mr Cudjoe to grant a stay of proceedings of the case.
Hence why we are filing for a stay of proceedings of this matter pending the resolution of the assessment,' he said.
The court agreed with the said argument and dismissed the application for stay of proceedings.
"...there shall be stay of proceedings under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act," the bench, also comprising Justice Vineet Saran, said.
ATEC anticipates that the stay of proceedings announced today will remain in effect until at least July, when it is expected that the patent office will decide whether it will institute a full review of the challenged NuVasive implant patents.
They therefore want court to quash the tribunal's decision dated March 29 and that it should be completely barred from continuing to handle the matter."In the interest of justice, leave be granted to operate as stay of proceedings in the matter before the sports disputes tribunal involving the four players," said Njagi.
The criminal court ordered a stay of proceedings, where technically it did not acquit the defendants, as according to its ruling the charges never existed in the first place.
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.