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Prima Facie

In law, describing facts that, unless successfully refuted, would be sufficient to prove a fact. In both criminal and civil trials, the side with the burden of proof must establish at least a prima facie case. If this side fails to do so, the case is dismissed and the other side does not need to present its evidence. See also: Res ipsa loquitur.
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From the advertisements it appears that PPA has prima facie taken a decision, as a trade association, to fix the prices of boiler chicken and chicken eggs, which has the object and effect of preventing, restricting or reducing competition within the relevant markets of broiler chicken and chicken eggs in Pakistan, respectively.
As of end of business day, April 29, 2015 the Exchange received a total of 174 complaints/ claims, prima facie amounting to approximately Rs 152 million.
Prima facie it appears that the driver did not take enough precautions on such unmanned crossing.
The investigation committee found a prima facie case of misconduct for John Ambler (formerly an FCMA) to answer in relation to a complaint that he: had failed to follow the agreed
In such a case one of the duties would have to give way to the other (in Ross's terminology the prima facie duty gives way to the absolute obligation).
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mail or a private delivery service, under criteria to be established by the IRS, will provide prima facie evidence of delivery.
Human rights tribunals and labour arbitrators have adopted different standards when determining the threshold issue of whether there is a prima facie case of discrimination.
The court went on to state that when a defendant makes a prima facie showing that one or more elements of the plaintiffs cause of action cannot be established, "the burden [of proof] shifts to the plaintiff to make a prima facie showing that the elements] in question can be established.
The report states: "The comprehensive, convincing and overwhelming evidence permits to conclude prima facie that the accused Warner has initiated and arranged a special meeting of the CFU member associations for Mr Bin Hammam.
After hearing testimony from 27 prosecution witnesses, Kuala Lumpur High Court Judge Mohamad Zabidin Mohamad Diah told the court he found ''a prima facie case has been made out against the accused'' and called on Anwar to enter a defense.
A defence solicitor said he accepted his client had a prima facie case to answer and his application for two defence counsel was granted.