ex parte application

phrase

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence
  • Criminal Law

Definitions of ex parte application

  • a request made to a court where only the party making the request is represented and the other side is not given any notice. A common example of an ex part application is a request for an injunction (=a court order preventing a person from doing something)

    The court noted that it was better to hear the defendants before taking any decision on the issues raised by the plaintiff in the ex-parte application.

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