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third party in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthird partyˌthird ˈparty1 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 lawSCL someone who is not one of the two main people involved in an agreement or legal case, but who is affected by it or involved in it in some way
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third partyIs it lawful to refer questions of fact and law to a third party to determine in a non-judicial fashion?Normally, that step is the reference of a dispute to an independent third party.Both companies will meet with a neutral third party to resolve the disagreement.It also produces spirits locally, either directly or through third party arrangements.