|Emergency Protection Order (EPO)|| |
Order made if the Court is satisfied that not removing the child to local authority accommodation or not keeping him there will cause him significant harm.
|Equality of Arms|| |
Principle in human rights law which ensures a party can present a case with being at a disadvantage vis-à-vis his opponent.
|European Convention on Human Rights|| |
International treaty of 18 articles to protect human rights.
Proof a litigant must provide to support his position.
|Ex Parte (Latin: “by a party”)|| |
Hearing at which only one party is present.
Questioning of a party’s witness.
Document attached to an affidavit.
|Expert Witness|| |
Authority in a particular field who can provide the court with scientific or technical information outside the experience and knowledge of the judge.
|Extempore (Latin: “out of the moment”)|| |
Judgment delivered by the judge on the day.