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originating summons

From Longman Business Dictionary
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originating summonsoˈriginating ˌsummons British EnglishLAW a document which formally begins a legal case where people agree on the facts, but need a judge to decide on the meaning of a law, contract, or other documentThe Crown struck out the originating summons on the grounds that the case was outside its jurisdiction. compare writ summons
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