Ex parte application

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one made without notice or opportunity to oppose.

See also: Ex parte

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
Mustapha Audu had filed an ex parte application before the Vacation Judge 'pursuant to section 6(6)a and (b) of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria as amended and order 11 rule 7, sub 1 and 2 of the Kogi State (Civil Procedure)5 Rules 2006.'
On July 16, lawyers representing Muhammad Adib's family filed an ex parte application against Thomas claiming he was in contempt of court over an affidavit by the AGC stating how the fireman had died, ahead of the Coroner's Court ruling on the matter.
Kitui resident magistrate Maurine Kimani gave the order following an ex parte application by Matinyani ward administrator Peter Yaninga in civil suit number 214 of 2019.
"There is an extreme urgency for the granting of the application of PHDO as there is high probability that respondents [Dennis] Sytin and Fuentes will flee and seek refuge to another country to evade prosecution," read the Urgent Ex Parte Application for the issuance of a PHDO filed by government prosecutors before the court.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected an ex parte application for an order stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from swearing in Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Attorneys for Luis Damian Cruz Montanez, who is charged with second-degree intentional murder and who does not speak English, filed an ex parte application under section 611.21 requesting interpreter services to facilitate communication outside of court.
In that case, the Court said the AMLC's ex parte application for the bank inquiry 'did not violate substantive due process because the physical seizure of the targeted corporeal property was not contemplated by the law.'
In May 2017, the Consortium's ex parte application to recognise and enforce the second and third partial final awards was granted by Justice Sir Jeremy Cooke in the DIFC Courts ("the May order").
Section 11 provides that 'the AMLC may inquire into or examine any particular deposit or investment, including related accounts, with any banking institution or non-bank financial institution upon order of any competent court based on an ex parte application in cases of violations of this Act, when it has been established that there is probable cause that the deposits or investments, including related accounts involved, are related to an unlawful activitywhich are punishable under the penal laws of other countries, and terrorism and conspiracy to commit terrorism'
To protect against abuse, the applicant must provide certain information and guarantees as part of making an ex parte application, which include the following: 1) full and frank disclosure of any points that the defendant might raise if he or she were present to oppose the application; 2) indemnification of the defendant in compensation for damages if the order later proves to be without merit; and 3) serving the evidence on the defendant as soon as practicable and notifying the defendant of the right to apply to have the order discharged.
A court can also order right of seizure by ex parte application, an award of wrongful profits and attorney fees.