Adjournment is to postpone the hearing of a case until a later date.
Adjudication is a judgment or decision of a court, tribunal or adjudicator in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) cases where disputes are resolved outside of the court.
An Administration Order is an order by a County Court directing a debtor to pay a specified monthly installment into Court in respect of outstanding debts. The Court retains the payments made and at intervals distributes it between the creditors on a pro-rata basis
The Administrative Court is part of the High Court. It deals with applications for judicial review.
Admiralty Court is part of the High Court. An admiralty claim is a claim for the arrest of a ship at sea to satisfy a debt.
Which evidence can be presented in court. Evidence must be relevant to the case but even some relevant evidence cannot be presented, such as hearsay or evidence of little value. The judge decides whether or not evidence can be used in the case
A party involved in a claim may admit the truth of all or part of the other party’s case, at any stage during proceedings. For example, a defendant may agree that he or she owes some money, but less than the amount being claimed. If the defendant makes an admission, the claimant may apply for…
An act by which the rights and duties of the natural parents of a child are suppressed in order for the adopter or adopters to become invested in those same rights and duties.
Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and another person who is not the spouse, while the marriage is still valid.
Arrangements designed to bring out the truth of a matter, through adversarial (conflict based) techniques such as cross-examination.