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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Narrator; Also: (English law) A person who gives information upon which the attorney general brings an action; Also: (US law) A person who institutes proceedings by criminal information or quo warranto

Usage examples (31)
  • False Claims Act. Under that statute, a private party, known as a relator, can file an action on behalf of the US and receive a portion of the recovery.
  • In a qui tam action, the citizen filing suit is called a "relator".
  • I called the relator listed next to the listing.
  • "relator," can file an action on behalf of the United States and receive a portion of the recovery. for more
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