Ex Parte

Ex Parte

Ex parte in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of ex parte.

Etimology of Ex Parte

(You may find ex parte at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

Latin legal term, “on the one side only,” from ex “out of” (see ex-) + parte, ablative of pars “part, side” (see part; this term is also a noun.).


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Policeman
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Definition of Ex Parte

In the context of international law, the legal resource A Dictionary of Law, provides a definition of Ex Parte : (Latin)

1. On the part of one side only. Since the introduction of the *Civil Procedure Rules in 1999, this phrase is no longer used in civil proceedings, having been replaced by without notice.

See without notice application.

2. On behalf of. This term is used in the headings of law reports together with the name of the person making the application to the court in the case in question.

Meaning of Ex Parte in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Ex Parte published by the National Association for Court Management: On behalf of only one party, without notice to any other party. For example, a request for a search warrant is an ex parte proceeding, since the person subject to the search is not notified of the proceeding and is not present at the hearing.

Ex Parte (Civil Judicial Process)

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