out-of-court


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out-of-court

(out′əv-kôrt′)
adj.
Managed or agreed upon between the parties to a dispute without the involvement or presence of a judge: reached an out-of-court settlement.

out of court adv.
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out-of-court

adj
(Law) occurring outside of a court proceeding
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Translations

out-of-court

[aʊtəvˈkɔːt] ADJ an out-of-court settlementun arreglo sin acudir a los tribunales
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out-of-court

[ˈaʊtəvˈkɔːt]
1. adj (settlement) → extragiudiziale
2. adv (settle) → senza ricorrere al tribunale
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Under the terms of the out-of-court settlement, Mackinger will resign from his position on October 31.
The way Gwent Police deals with out-of-court disposals was also highlighted by HMIC after it found some offenders were getting off with cautions when stronger action may have been applicable.
London, June 19 ( ANI ): Apple has decided to go for an out-of-court settlement in an e-book price-fixing case.
Traffic law penalties will be implemented gradually, starting with the administrative settlement of "settlement amount", which is an out-of-court settlement.
A surgeon who killed a 30-stone woman in a car crash has reached an out-of-court settlement over her widower's PS300,000 compensation claim.
Government figures show that serial reoffenders were responsible for 21,000 new crimes within one month of getting a caution, now called an "out-of-court disposal".
The new proposals do not impose the creation of out-of-court dispute resolution entities for every sector of retail trade but encourage national authorities to use existing non-judicial bodies, adjusting their range of action if need be, or to set up new bodies or a cross-sector alternative dispute resolution entity.
The pounds 4.8m claim is believed to cover the legal costs of the Parkin/Friis litigation as well as the out-of-court settlements paid to the pair.
The two sides are said to have held talks over an out-of-court settlement, but, barring any 11th-hour deal, the case will continue as planned and Mr Hands may be called as the first witness within hours.
It warned the Government should avoid "blindly walking towards justice delivered by officials" amid fears over the consistency and transparency of out-of-court disposals.
Mediation is divided into court- and out-of-court mediation.
The end of September is the new deadline that the two energy companies, EVN and ELEM, set to themselves to find an out-of-court solution.