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A dispute in court in which the significance of a fact or facts is denied:‘it was an issue of fact to be determined by the jury’
- ‘An order has been made that this point of law be disposed of before the trial of the issues of fact in the action.’
- ‘For present purposes, it is not necessary to set out in detail the issues of fact between the parties.’
- ‘First, whether or not a party's behaviour has been so bad as to merit exclusion from protection by the Court is an issue of fact.’
- ‘Moreover the Court cannot resolve disputed issues of fact.’
- ‘Provision for inquiry is more unusual in environmental treaties, despite the issues of fact which frequently arise.’
- ‘One needs more than a sweeping statement that there are disputed issues of fact before the court can determine that issue.’
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