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court

An organ of government belonging to the judicial department and charged with resolving disputes among parties.Courts generally have jurisdictional requirements providing that only certain disputes among described parties for certain amounts of money may be heard.If you file your grievance in the wrong court, you may be prejudiced when the case is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and the time period during which to file in the proper court has expired.

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(SeeNews) - Sep 26, 2014 - Austrian utility Salzburg AG said Wednesday it has reached an out-of-court settlement with its former traffic head Gunter Mackinger under which he agreed to a partial retirement plan.
The iPhone maker reached an out-of-court settlement in a case in which it was being sued by consumers, who overpaid for e-books due to price-fixing between the tech giant and publishers, the BBC reports.
The new law on traffic stipulates no out-of-court administrative settlements for dangerous violations, which put people's lives at risk.
But last week the court heard an out-of-court deal was reached.
The overwhelming majority of people handed out-of-court disposals do not commit further offences.
The draft directive, which amends Regulation 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC, aims to guarantee access to out-of-court dispute settlement, regardless of the type of goods or services concerned and the place of purchase in the European single market (in the consumer's country of residence or any other).
The airport company then launched legal action against the pair but an out-of-court settlement was reached in October 2008 and all parties entered a confidentiality agreement to ensure the details remained private.
Its authors, Dr Roger Grimshaw and Helen Mills, said the fall in the number of cases was an "indication perhaps of the impact of the new out-of-court penalties as well as the effect of stricter prosecution standards".
Kapital has learned from sources in the court that the two companies requested that the court hearing set for Friday be postponed, explaining that they need more time to find an out-of-court solution.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-29 April 2010-Bell Canada and Bell Mobility reach out-of-court settlement over late fee payments(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Microsoft Gulf today announced that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with a reseller who was selling illegal software from his store in Al Khaleej Centre in Bur Dubai.
An out-of-court settlement has now been agreed which will allow him to secure his future and help him rebuild his life.