stay of proceedings
stay of proceedings
The stopping or preventing of legal actions undertaken. In the Bankruptcy and insolvency Act, there is a stay of proceedings in the case of a bankruptcy or in the case of a proposal. This stops all legal actions against the company or person. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • stay of proceedings — ˌstay of proˈceedings noun stays of proceedings PLURALFORM [countable usually singular] LAW the stopping or delaying of a legal trial by a judge: • The court granted a stay of proceedings for three weeks. * * * stay of proceedings UK US noun [C,… …   Financial and business terms

  • stay of proceedings — a court order suspending proceedings or sanctioning a total discontinuance where an action has been compromised or because of some other misconduct by the plaintiff. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Stay of proceedings — A stay of proceedings is a ruling by the court in civil and criminal procedure, halting further legal process in a trial. The court can subsequently lift the stay and resume proceedings. However, a stay is sometimes used as a device to postpone… …   Wikipedia

  • stay of proceedings — Sistierung (нем.) приостановка арбитражного разбирательства. Решение об этом может быть принято самим составом арбитража, а в некоторых странах и государственным судом в случае, если местом проведения арбитража является эта страна (см. seat of… …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • stay of proceedings — delay of procedures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stay of proceedings in bankruptcy — stopping of the bankruptcy proceedings until the appointment of a liquidator (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stay of execution — index reprieve, respite (reprieve) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 stay of execution …   Law dictionary

  • stay of action — the putting to an end of proceedings in an action by a summary order of the court. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • stay of action — The postp6nement of proceedings in a case until the happening of a contingency, regardless of the time or the term of court at which such contingency happens. Simmons v Superior Court of Los Angeles County, 96 Cal App 2d 119, 214 P2d 844, 19… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stay of execution — An order issued by the court, upon cause shown, against the issuance or the enforcement of an execution. Stays of execution are of three classes: (1) those which are ordered by the court in which judgment is rendered, but not as the result of any …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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