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Damages

Definition of Damages The award by court or prior mutual agreement for a breach of contract. In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Damages : A sum of money awarded by a court as compensation for a tort or a breach of contract. Damages are usually a [...]

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Damages and Remedies

Most Popular Entries related to Damages and Remedies Damages (in the United Kingdom) Damages for Breach of Contract (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Tort (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Equity (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Contracts (in the United Kingdom) Damages in [...]

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Damages for Breach of Contract

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Damages in Administrative Law

Most Popular Entries related to Damages in Administrative Law Remedies for Breach of Contract (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Tort (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Equity (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Contracts (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Administrative Law (in the [...]

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Damages in Contracts

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Damages in Equity

Most Popular Entries related to Damages in Equity Remedies for Breach of Contract (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Tort (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Equity (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Contracts (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Administrative Law (in the United [...]

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Damages in Tort

Most Popular Entries related to Damages in Tort Remedies for Breach of Contract (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Tort (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Equity (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Contracts (in the United Kingdom) Remedies in Administrative Law (in the United Kingdom) [...]

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Damages-based Agreement

Concep of Damages-based Agreement in Procedural Law In this context, a short definition of Damages-based Agreement may be the following: A damages-based agreement is an agreement which complies with the provisions of the Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2013.

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Danckwerts

Justice Danckwerts History Sir Harold Otto Danckwerts (1888-1978), Lord Justice of Appeal who arbitrated between the Ministry of Health and GPs over the level of remuneration under the new NHS in 1952.

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Dangerous Animals

Definition of Dangerous Animals In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dangerous Animals : Animals the keeping or use of which is regulated by statute because of their propensity to cause damage. Under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976, the keeping of apes, [...]

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Dangerous Driving

Definition of Dangerous Driving In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dangerous Driving : The offence of driving a motor vehicle in such a way as to fall far below the standard that would be expected of a competent and careful driver, or in a manner that [...]

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Dangerous Machinery

Definition of Dangerous Machinery In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dangerous Machinery : An employer is under a duty to safeguard employees from dangerous machinery. By the Factories Act 1961, all dangerous parts of machinery must be securely fenced, [...]

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Data

Diversity data in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body, publishes a bulletin of Official Statistics, covering the diversity profile of selection exercises twice a year. The period 1 April 2014 to 30 [...]

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Database

Definition of Database In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Database : An organized collection of information held on a computer. Databases are usually protected by *copyright in the UK under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 and the EU Directive [...]

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David Beatty

History of the Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty (1871-1936), earlier Admiral Sir David Beatty. The following commentary about Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty (1871-1936), earlier Admiral Sir David Beatty. in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Naval [...]

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David Eccles

David Eccles History Conservative MP and Peer, who served as a minister under Churchill, Eden, Macmillan and Heath. Helped organise the Coronation in 1953. As Minister of Arts in the 1970s clashed with the Arts Council over the funding of controversial plays. Died in 1999.

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David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George History Liberal politician and Prime Minister. As Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1909 he forced through the 'People's Budget' introducing Old Age Pensioners (OAPs). As Munitions Minister in 1915 helped to solve the shortage of shells. Became Prime Minister in [...]

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David Maxwell-Fyfe

David Maxwell-Fyfe History Conservative politician and lawyer. Took part in the Nuremberg War Trials and played a part in drafting the European Convention of Human Rights. As Home Secretary refused clemency to Derek Bentley who was subsequently hanged.

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David Ormsby-Gore

David Ormsby-Gore History Conservative politician and diplomat. After wartime service he was elected in 1950 and held minor ministerial posts. He was Ambassador to the United States between 1961-1965 and knew the Kennedys personally from their time in London. He became a peer in 1965.

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Dawn Raid

Definition of Dawn Raid In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dawn Raid : 1. An offer by a person or persons (See concert party) to buy a substantial quantity of shares in a public company at above the market value, the offer remaining open for a very short [...]

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Day

In law, a day may be either a dies naturalis or natural day, or a dies artificialis or artificial day. A natural day includes all the twenty-four hours from midnight to midnight. Fractions of the day are disregarded to avoid dispute, though sometimes the law will consider fractions, as where [...]

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Days of Grace

Definition of Days of Grace In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Days of Grace : The three days that were added to the time of payment fixed by a *bill of exchange not payable on demand before the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 came into force. A [...]

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De Bene Esse

De bene esse in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De bene esse from the University of Kent: 'Of well-being' - Denoting a course of action that is the best that can be done in the present circumstances or in anticipation of a future event. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin [...]

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De Facto

De facto in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De facto from the University of Kent: 'In fact' - Existing as a matter of fact rather than of right. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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De Jure

De jure in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De jure from the University of Kent: 'Of law' - As a matter of legal right; by right. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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De Lege Ferenda

De lege ferenda in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De lege ferenda from the University of Kent: 'Of (or concerning) the law that is to come into force' - A phrase used to indicate that a proposition relates to the law as it is. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes [...]

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De Lege Lata

De lege lata in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De lege lata from the University of Kent: 'Of (or concerning) the law that is in force' - A phrase used to indicate that a proposition relates to the law as it is. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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Dead Man's Part

English Law: Dead Man's Part in the Past By the custom of London, when a deceased freeman of the city left a widow and children (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia), after deducting what was calledthe widow's chamber, (q.v.) his personal property (see more about [...]

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Death Bed

Scottish Law: Death Bed in the Past The incapacity to exercise the power of disposing of one's property (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) after being attacked with a mortal disease. Developments It commences with the beginning of such disease. Details There [...]

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Death Duties

Definition of Death Duties In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Death Duties : Taxes formerly charged on a person's property on his death. These have now been replaced by *inheritance tax.

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Death's Part

English Law: Death's Part in the Past That portion of the personal estate of a deceased man which reMaine (see more about this U.S. State laws here) d after his wife and children (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) had received their reasonable parts from his [...]

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Debates

Debates Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A debate is a formal discussion of a specific proposal (motion) in the House of Commons or House of Lords. Members take it in turns to speak and there are rules and conventions that are followed. Debates can be read in the Official Report (Hansard) [...]

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Debenture

Definition of Debenture In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debenture : A document that acknowledges and contains the terms of a loan (usually to a company). The loan may be unsecured (a naked debenture). More usually, however, the debenture will be [...]

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Debenture Stock

History One of the many advantages incident to incorporation under the English Companies Acts is found in the facilities which such incorporation affords a trading concern for borrowing on debentures or debenture stock. More than five hundred millions of money are now invested in these forms [...]

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Debt

Definition of Debt In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debt : 1. A sum of money owed by one person or group to another. 2. The obligation to pay a sum of money owed. History Debt (Lat. debitum, a thing owed), a definite sum due by one person to [...]

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Debt to Income Ratio

Debt to income ratio in the Context of Mortgages A ratio used by lending institutions to determine whether a person is qualified for a mortgage. Debt-to-income is the total amount of debt, including credit cards and other loans, divided by total gross monthly income. Similar Terms Gross income [...]

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Debtor

Definition of Debtor In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor : 1. One who owes a debt. See also judgment debtor. 2. (under the Consumer Credit Act 1974) The individual receiving credit under a *consumer-credit agreement or the person to whom his rights [...]

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Debtor-Creditor Agreement

Definition of Debtor-Creditor Agreement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor-Creditor Agreement : A *consumer-credit agreement regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. It may be (1) a *restricted-use credit agreement to finance a transaction [...]

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Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement

Definition of Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement : A *consumer-credit agreement regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. It may be (1) a *restricted-use credit agreement to finance a [...]

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Deceit

Definition of Deceit In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deceit : A tort that is committed when someone knowingly or recklessly makes a false statement of fact intending that it should be acted on by someone else and that person does act on the false [...]

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Decennary

English Law: Decennary in the Past A town or tithing, consisting originally of ten families of freeholders. Ten tithings composed a hundred. 1 Bl. Com. 114. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about decennary is based [...]

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Deception

Definition of Deception In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deception : A false representation, by words or conduct, of a matter of fact (including the existence of an intention) or law that is made deliberately or recklessly to another perso Deception [...]

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Decern

Concept of Decern Traditional meaning of decern [1] in scots law: To decree. [rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, "Decern", Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition [...]

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Declaration

Definition of Declaration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration : 1. (in the law of evidence) An oral or written statement not made on oath. The term is often applied to certain types of out-of-court statement that are admissible as an [...]

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Declaration Against Interest

Definition of Declaration Against Interest In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration Against Interest : A *declaration by a person who has subsequently died which he knew, when he made it, would be against his pecuniary or proprietary interest. It [...]

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Declaration Concerning Pedigree

Definition of Declaration Concerning Pedigree In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration Concerning Pedigree : A *declaration made by a person who has subsequently died, or to be inferred from family conduct, concerning a disputed pedigree of a blood [...]

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Declaration of Trust

Definition of Declaration of Trust In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration of Trust : A statement indicating that property is to be held on trust. No specific words are necessary, as long as the intention to declare a trust is made clear. Once a [...]

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Declaratory Act

Summary of Declaratory Act: (1766) In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Stated that the British Parliament had the same power to tax in the colonies as it did in Great Britain. Parliament emphasized its authority to make binding laws on the American [...]

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Declaratory Judgment

Definition of Declaratory Judgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaratory Judgment : A judgment that merely states the court's opinion on a question of law or declares the rights of the parties, without normally including any provision for [...]

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Decompilation

Definition of Decompilation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decompilation : (reverse engineering) n. The process of taking computer *software apart. Under EU directive 91/250, computer software is protected by *copyright throughout the EU. However, a [...]

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Decree

Definition of Decree In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decree : A law. A court order. History of Decree In English law decree was more particularly the judgment of a court of equity, but since the Judicature Acts the expression “judgment” [...]

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Decree Absolute

Definition of Decree Absolute In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decree Absolute : A decree of divorce, nullity, or presumption of death that brings a marriage to a legal end, enabling the parties to remarry. It is usually issued six weeks after the [...]

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Decree Arbitral

Scottish Law: Decree Arbitral in the Past A decree made by arbitrators chosen by the parties; an award. 1 Bell's Com. 643. [1][rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about decree arbitral is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 [...]

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Decree Nisi

Definition of Decree Nisi In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decree Nisi : A conditional decree of divorce, nullity, or presumption of death. For most purposes the parties to the marriage are still married until the decree is made absolute. During the [...]

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Decree Of Registration

Scottish Law: Decree of Registration in the Past A proceeding by which the creditor has immediate execution; it is somewhat like a warrant of attorney (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) to confess judgment. 1 Bell's Com. B. 1, c. 1, p. 4. [1][rtbs [...]

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Decreet

Concept of Decree, Decreet Traditional meaning of decree, decreet [1] in scots law: The judgment of a court of equity or admiralty, which, if final, disposes of the suit; see 1 Kent, 316; if interlocutory, disposes not of the main question, but of some plea or issue arising in the cause; see [...]

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Dedimus

Meaning of Dedimus (latin term) The following is an old definition of Dedimus (latin term) [1]: We have given. See Dare. A commission to take testimony, the full name of which is dedimus potestatem, we have given power. In English practice the writ issues out of chancery, and empowers the [...]

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Deductions

Definition of Deductions Deduction (from Lat. deducere, to take or lead from or out of, derive), a term used in common parlance for the process of taking away from, or subtracting (as in mathematics), and specially for the argumentative process of arriving at a conclusion from evidence, i.e. [...]

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Deed

Definition of Deed In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deed : A written document that must make it clear on its face that it is intended to be a deed and validly executed as a deed. Before 31 July 1990, all deeds required a seal in order to be validly [...]

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Deed of Arrangement

Definition of Deed of Arrangement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deed of Arrangement : A written agreement between a debtor and his creditors, when no *bankruptcy order has been made, arranging the debtor's affairs either for the benefit of the [...]

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Deed of Covenant

Definition of Deed of Covenant In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deed of Covenant : A *deed containing an undertaking to pay an agreed amount over an agreed period. Certain tax advantages could be obtained through the use of covenants, particularly in [...]

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Deed of Gift

Definition of Deed of Gift In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deed of Gift : A *deed conveying property from one person (the donor) to another (the donee) when the donee gives no *consideration in return. The donee can enforce a deed of gift against the [...]

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Deed Poll

Definition of Deed Poll In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deed Poll : A *deed to which there is only one party; for example, one declaring a *change of name.

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Deeds

Deeds in the Context of Mortgages These are the documents which contain all the information about a property such as the owner and the rules affecting the property. These are often held by the mortgage lender to ensure they can take possession of the property should you default on the [...]

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Deemed

Definition of Deemed In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deemed : adj. Supposed. In the construction of some documents (particularly statutes) an artificial construction is given to a word or phrase that ordinarily would not be so construed, in order to [...]

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Default

Definition of Default In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Default : Failure to do something required by law, usually failure to comply with mandatory rules of procedure. If a defendant in civil proceedings is in default (e.g. by failing to file a [...]

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Default Notice

Definition of Default Notice In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Default Notice : A notice that must be served on a contract breaker before taking action in consequence of his breach. Under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 a default notice must be served on a [...]

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Default Summons

Definition of Default Summons In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Default Summons : Formerly, a summons used to initiate all proceedings in the county courts when the only relief claimed was the payment of money. Under the *Civil Procedure Rules, such [...]

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Defect

Definition of Defect In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Defect : 1. A fault or failing in a thing. The defect may be obvious (a patent defect) or it may not be apparent at first (a latent defect). In a sale of goods, the buyer usually has a legal remedy [...]

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Defective Equipment

Definition of Defective Equipment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Defective Equipment : An employer's duty to provide his employees with a safe system of work, so far as is reasonably practicable, includes the provision and maintenance of safe [...]

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Defective Premises

Definition of Defective Premises In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Defective Premises : Liability for defects in the construction of buildings can arise both at common law, in contract and tort, and by statute. In addition to any liability they may incur [...]

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