ex relatione

preposition
ex re·​la·​tio·​ne | \ ˈeks-ri-ˌlā-shē-ˈō-nē, -re-ˌlä-tē-ˈō-nā \

Legal Definition of ex relatione

: by or on the relation or information of

Note: The abbreviation for ex relatione, ex rel., is used in the title of informations and special proceedings to designate the interested individual, called the relator, at whose instance the state or public officer is acting.

History and Etymology for ex relatione

Medieval Latin

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“Ex relatione.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/ex%20relatione. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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