Law Theme

Law Theme 7 - Administrative Law

By: Dr. Nabil Chaiban

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  1. Court order that prevents a party from doing something, or compels a party to do something.
  2. A discussion between parties with the aim to reach an agreement.
  3. The act of a Court dismissing a claim without hearing evidence at trial.
  4. The act of sending documents, including Court documents, to the parties in a dispute.
  5. The process of bringing a company to an end and distributing its assets to Claimants.
  6. An order made by the court for a company to be placed in compulsory liquidation. This is usually made following a formal winding-up petition issued by a creditor.
  7. A court order that prevents parties disposing of their assets during legal proceedings.
  8. The maximum period/last date in which a legal action can be brought or a right enforced.
  9. The geographical area that a given set of laws govern.


  1. A commitment that a third party will repay a debt in the event that the original borrower fails to do so.
  2. Actions between two opposing parties working in the interest of enforcing or defending a legal right.
  3. ormal written application to the court for relief or remedy.
  4. Order that will stay in place until it is either made final at a hearing or set aside (by the court or by consent).
  5. The condition of having insufficient assets with which to discharge debts and liabilities. In short, the debtor is unable to pay their debts as they fall due.
  6. A right of possession in property that can be retained until a debt has been discharged.
  7. A final decision by a court or other tribunal.
  8. A creditor whose interest in some or all of the debtor’s assets is secured against the debtor’s property.
  9. Process to elicit the payment of a judgment debt. It can include charging orders, attachment of earnings, third party debt orders and insolvency proceedings.