Civil remedy

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(Law) that given to a person injured, by action, as opposed to a criminal prosecution.
See under Civil.

See also: Civil, Remedy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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* Prohibits an insured from filing a civil remedy notice with 60 days after an appraisal is invoked
"Our review of cases throughout various jurisdictions shows that states are divided on whether a civil remedy can exist for the violation of a constitutional provision without enabling legislation," Konduros said.
Linda seeks to vacate the judgment against her on the ground that the TVPA's civil remedy provision, codified at 18 U.S.C.
The Act is the government's primary civil remedy to redress false claims for federal funds and property involving a multitude of operations and contracts, the Justice Department notes.
'Since we may not go very far by investigating the origin of the forged letter in the social media, please take civil remedy for those who are spreading the malicious rumours,' Kinoti said in a letter signed on his behalf by John Kariuki.
If one of them fails, there is a civil remedy (divorce law) available to the other.
Accordingly, given that nothing in the text of the TVPRA either in 2004 or today indicates that Plaintiffs could assert a civil remedy for extraterritorial violations before [section] 1596 was enacted, the amendment's timing fails to persuade us that the law was a clarifying amendment.
The possibility of civil remedy was indeed accepted in a case involving a hate demonstration in front of a Korean school.
"The House's vote on the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) of 2016 created the first federal civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation," he said.
Police said it's unlikely that the victims will recover any of their losses even if the case goes through civil remedy.