affidavit: a statement sworn on oath by a witness complying with the rules of evidence. It is a written document in which the court requires all of the party’s evidence be set out. There may be various affidavits for different witnesses and witness may swear a number of affidavits.
applicant: like plaintiff, the party who brings an application to the court, tribunal or arbitration.
assignment clause: sets out the rules by which one party can assign their rights or obligations to another person who is not a party to the contract. It may involve the assigning party being released from any further obligation.
cross claim: a claim in the nature of a counter claim brought by a defendant against the plaintiff. Structured like a statement ...