statements of case


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statements of case

pl n
(Law) law the formal written statements presented alternately by the plaintiff and defendant in a lawsuit setting out the respective matters relied upon. Former name: pleadings
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If the parties did not file detailed Statements of Case with their Request or Answer then they may be required to file a Statement of Claim or Defence (and Counterclaim) in as short a period as 30 and 60 days respectively of the Tribunal's constitution, though experienced counsel and arbitrators will usually agree to extend these periods for complex construction disputes (it should be remembered that the DIAC Rules were not drafted specifically for construction disputes).
Left with no other option, the MoD had to take its queries and Statements of Case ( SOCs) back.
ERT can now post online its awards and statements of case and of defence or other documents presented before the Tribunal.
The written procedure shall consist in communicating to the parties and to the institutions of the Communities whose decisions are in dispute, of applications, statements of case, defenses and observations, and of replies, if any, as well as of all papers and documents in support or of certified copies of them.