prima facie

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prima facie (prīˑ·m fāˑ·shē),

n at first site; the minimum amount of evidence required from one party that compels another party to defend itself in court.
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An examination of the applicability of the prima facia tort to the SDAR situation concludes the survey of tort causes of action.
There is no evidence on the record even prima facia to constitute any of offence and yet the FIA registered the case which is a case of mala fides,' the counsel maintained.