relation back


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Noun1.relation back - (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The delegation also talked about the exerted efforts to rebuild confidence and unity and spread love and brotherhood in the Bahraini society, because of what the relation between the components of the society has gone through due to the tragic events witnessed in 2011, showing optimism of regaining such strong relation back to normal.
The question of relation back of the amendment turns on fair notice of the same general fact situation from which the claim arises.
Content includes information on: general considerations, determining applicable statute of limitations, accrual, particular causes of action, statutory tolling, equitable tolling, equitable estoppal and relation back doctrine.