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complainant

Law a person who makes a complaint, usually before justices; plaintiff
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1(2)(c) which provides that there is no consent where "the accused induces the complainant to engage in the activity by abusing a position of trust, power or authority," (95) and section 265(3)(d) which provides that the exercise of authority can negate consent.
Later, it is alleged that Rodda held the complainant on a sofa in the lounge while Kershaw raped her.
For example, the prosecutor has a duty to meet with the complainant before the trial.
The defendant and the complainant worked for different employers in the same office building.
After a few days the suspect contacted the complainant and told him that his documents had been submitted to the Central Bank and that shortly he'd be receiving his cheque which he would personally deliver to him.
For these reasons, the Complainant claimed that the Respondent did not fulfill the requirements of paragraph 4(a)(ii) of the Policy.
Regulation 1 provides that an "offensive registration" means a domain name in which the complainant cannot necessarily establish rights but the registration of which is contrary to law, contra bones mores or is likely to give offence to any class of persons.
The council agreed to halve the cost of a complainant installing a dropped kerb after it did not apply its domestic footways and crossings policy properly.
The article reported that the complainant was helping the owners of the HMS Bounty as the ship toured Europe.
One Australian study reported that police officers had difficulty identifying when a sexual assault complainant had an intellectual disability and were confused about how to respond.
Giving some examples of the similarities in the 12 testimonies, Duran said all of these testimonies end with the sentence: "As part of this investigation, I am filing charges against Fethullah GE-len and all media members, police officers and civilians who act under the orders of this complainant.
The complainant says she thought she was having sex with a man called Kye Fortune, who was recovering from a brain tumour and did not want her to see his scars.