Respondent


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Respondent

A person or organization required to answer a legal proceeding. For example, if a company is sued, the company is called the respondent because it must respond to the charges or risk a summary judgment. See also: Petitioner.
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To respect the right of the Respondent, the investigation should not proceed until he or she has at least had an opportunity to contest the claims of the Petitioner, to secure the services of an advocate and nominate witnesses.
The Notice directed Respondent to file a written answer within 20 days from the date of service of the Notice in accordance with 12 CFR 19.
Most respondents mentioned long-standing limitations of traditional toxicologic testing, specifically the difficulties associated with using high doses in animals to study low-dose effects in humans.
Any respondent who didn't answer one or both of the items would be counted as missing.
The percentage of the respondents who answered the factually based questions accurately varied widely according to the question posed.
More than half the respondents planned to grow their businesses by 2003.
The respondents were less sure about how the commercial and residential real estate markets will be affected by e-commerce - opinions were divided.
More than 60 percent of respondents regularly place information management topics on the agenda at senior team meetings; another 35 percent say it's at least occasionally on the docket.
Using the data from all respondents, we computed the means (M) and standard deviations (SD) for all 41 items.
The greatest amount of influence over change decisions is attributed by district-wide respondents to the school board, the superintendent, and principals.