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dismiss

Etymology: L, dis + mittere, to send
(in law) to discharge or dispose of an action, suit, or motion trial. dismissal, n.

dismiss

(dis-mis′) [L. dimissus, dismissus, sent away]
In law, to end a legal dispute without a trial, e.g., because the judge rules that the accusation does not merit consideration.
dismissal (-mis′ăl)
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On appeal, the Supreme Court reversed, explaining that the "rare case" exception would open the floodgates and holding that a bankruptcy court cannot "approve a structured dismissal that provides for distributions that do not follow ordinary priority rules without the affected creditors' consent.
It has also been pointed out that dismissals can be more easily done at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) than at large companies in Japan.
It really is one of those dismissals that you can't do a huge amount about, and he'll be looking forward to batting in the second innings.
Wrongful dismissal is when an employee is dismissed in breach of contract.
A Liberal Party plan to make unsuccessful claimants pay costs in unfair dismissal cases would severely curtail a fundamental workplace right and protection says the ACTU.
Aweil State Legislative Assembly members claim their dismissal is linked to their vote against state minister for finance, trade and industry, Ronald Ruay Deng, August 25, 2012 (ST)
However, in our case as we have already proven before the court, those special procedures for collective dismissals had not been complied with.
Introducing a cap on compensation in discrimination cases - currently there is a cap on unfair dismissal compensation, but in discrimination this is unlimited ?
The call for evidence confirms that compensated no-fault dismissals would enable micro-businesses to dismiss employees without a formal dismissal procedure where no fault was identified on their part, provided that the employee receives a set amount of compensation.
He said: "The announcement was based on three things - the Call for Evidence on dismissals, an update on the progress of the Employment Law Review and a review of the Employers' Charter.
oucher's 999 dismissals include 555 Test dismissals, 425 in one-day internationals and 19 in Twenty20 internationals.
THE Government has sparked a fierce debate over employment rights after calling for evidence on whether rules covering the dismissal of workers were too "complex" and should be changed.