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Foreign Policy

Background and International Relations with the United States The United States of America declared its independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain on July 4, 1776. However, the American Revolutionary War continued until the British General Cornwallis surrendered to General George [...]

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Gallery

Gallery in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Gallery in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003:a raised floor or platform, including a raised storage floor, which is open to the roomor space into which it projects and which: a. has every part of its upper surface not less [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Buildings, GA, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Gambling

Resources See Also Further Reading Gambling in the Encyclopedia of Britain Gambling in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Gambling in the Halsbury's Laws of England Gambling in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Gambling in the Jowitt's Dictionary of [...]

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Game

Definition of Game In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Game : Wild animals or birds hunted for sport or food. The Game Acts define these as including hares, pheasants, partridges, grouse, heath or moor game, black game, and bustards. The right to game [...]

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Game Legislation

Resources See Also Further Reading Game Legislation in the Encyclopedia of Britain Game Legislation in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Game Legislation in the Halsbury's Laws of England Game Legislation in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Game Legislation [...]

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Gaming

Definition of Gaming (Gambling) In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gaming (Gambling) : Playing a game in order to win money or anything else of value, when winning depends on luck. There are various restrictions upon gaming, depending on whether It takes [...]

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Gaming Contract

Definition of Gaming Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gaming Contract : A contract involving the playing of a game of chance by any number of people for money or money's worth. A wagering contract is one involving two parties only, each of [...]

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Gaol Deliveries

Gaol Deliveries and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries and Legal History Bibliographies of English Law History Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955- Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: GA, Gaol Deliveries, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Royal Courts, and Short Read.



Gaol Deliveries under Edward I

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward I of England Gaol Deliveries under Edward I and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries under Edward I and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Lugard Cecil E., trans. Trailbaston: Derbyshire. 3 Vols. [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Edward I, GA, Gaol Deliveries, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, and Royal Courts.



Gaol Deliveries under Edward Ii

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England Gaol Deliveries under Edward II and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries under Edward II and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Edward II, GA, Gaol Deliveries, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, and Royal Courts.



Gaol Deliveries under Henry Iv

This issue under the Ruling of King Henry IV of England Gaol Deliveries under Henry IV and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries under Henry IV and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: GA, Gaol Deliveries, Henry IV, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, and Royal Courts.



Gaol Deliveries under Henry V

This issue under the Ruling of King Henry V of England Gaol Deliveries under Henry V and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries under Henry V and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of the General [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: GA, Gaol Deliveries, Henry V, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, and Royal Courts.



Gaol Deliveries under Richard Ii

This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England Gaol Deliveries under Richard II and Medieval Law Gaol Deliveries under Richard II and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: GA, Gaol Deliveries, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Richard II, and Royal Courts.



Gaol-delivery

English Law: Gaol-delivery in the Past To insure the trial, within a certain time, of all prisoners, a patent in the nature of a letter is issued from the king to certain people, appointing them his justices and authorizing them to deliver his goals. Cromp. Jurisd. 125; 4 Inst. 168; 4 Bl. Com. [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, G, and su1. Tags: GA.



Garden Leave Clause

Definition of Garden Leave Clause In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Garden Leave Clause : A clause in an employment contract that provides for a long period of notice by the employer, during which the employee will be remunerated in full but will not be [...]

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Garnish

English Law: Garnish in the Past Money paid by a prisoner to his fellow prisoners on his entrance into prison.. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about garnish is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, G, and su1. Tags: GA and Short Read.



Garnishee

Definition of Garnishee In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Garnishee : A person who has been warned by a court to pay a debt to a third party rather than to his creditor. See garnishee proceedings.

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Garnishee Proceedings

Definition of Garnishee Proceedings In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Garnishee Proceedings : A procedure by which a judgment creditor may obtain a court order against a third party who owes money to, or holds money on behalf of, the judgment debtor. The [...]

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Gas Law

Most Popular Entries related to Gas Law Energy Law (in the United Kingdom) Energy Law Schools (in the United Kingdom) Energy solicitor Salary (in the United Kingdom) Oil Law (in the United Kingdom) Gas Law (in the United Kingdom) See Also Federal Energy Regulation Commission (United [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Energy Law, GA, and Most Popular.



Gavelkind

English Law: Gavelkind in the Past Given to all the kindred or the hold or tenure of a family (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia), not the kind of tenure. Eng. law. A tenure or custom annexed or belonging to land in Kent, by which the lands of the father are [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, G, and su1. Tags: GA and Short Read.



Gazette

Meaning of Gazette The following is an old definition of Gazette [1]: Originally, a piece of money current at Venice; next the price at which sheets of news were sold; then the sheets themselves. The official publication of the English government; also called the London Gazette. It is evidence [...]

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Gazumping

Definition of Gazumping In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gazumping : The withdrawal by a vendor from a proposed sale of land in the expectation of receiving a higher price elsewhere after agreeing the price with a purchaser but before a legally binding [...]

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Geld

English Old Law: Geld in the Past It signifies a fine or compensation for an offence; also, rent, money or tribute. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about geld is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, G, and su1. Tags: GE and Short Read.



Gender Reassignment

Definition of Gender Reassignment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gender Reassignment : A physiological and ultimately surgical procedure, under medical supervision, for the purpose of changing a person's sexual characteristics. The process is [...]

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Gender Recognition

Resources See Also Further Reading Gender Recognition in the Encyclopedia of Britain Gender Recognition in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Gender Recognition in the Halsbury's Laws of England Gender Recognition in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Gender [...]

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General and Municipal Workers Union

General And Municipal Workers Union History A general trade union, formed by amalgamation in 1924 and affiliated to the Labour Party. It subsequently merged with other unions. Its members were drawn from many areas of industry, but particularly manual workers in local government and the health [...]

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General Council

Definition of General Council of The Bar of England And Wales In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Council of The Bar of England And Wales : (Bar Council, General Council of the Bar of England and Wales) The governing body of the barristers' [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: British History, GE, and Short Read.



General Council of the Bar

Resources See Also Further Reading General Council of the Bar in the Encyclopedia of Britain General Council of the Bar in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary General Council of the Bar in the Halsbury's Laws of England General Council of the Bar in the Stroud's Judicial [...]

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General Dyer

General Dyer History British Army General and instigator of the Amritsar Massacre in 1919, where unarmed Indian protestors were fired on by British troops. 379 were killed and over 1200 were injured. A Commission of Inquiry severely censured Dyer who was forced to resign, amid great [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, GE, and Short Read.



General Election

General election Meaning in Politics Description of General election published by Mona Chalabi: This is when members of the United Kingdom electorate decide who will represent them in Parliament. Since the Fixed-term Parliaments Act was passed in 2011, each parliament serves a fixed term. That [...]

Categories: G, Political Science, and su1. Tags: GE and Short Read.



General Elections

Resources See Also Further Reading General Elections in the Encyclopedia of Britain General Elections in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary General Elections in the Halsbury's Laws of England General Elections in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases General [...]

Categories: G and su1. Tags: British History, GE, and Legislative Law.



General Equitable Charge

Definition of General Equitable Charge In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Equitable Charge : A class of *land charge, registrable under the Land Charges Act (See registration of encumbrances), that affects a *legal estate in land but neither [...]

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General Harrison

General Harrison History The Commander of the British garrison in Chanak in 1922, sent there to protect the Dardanelles. Threatened by Turkish forces, Lloyd George insisted that the British troops hold their ground. The crisis led to the fall of Lloyd George's coalition government.

Categories: G and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, GE, and Short Read.



General Heir

English Law: General Heir in the Past Heir at common in the English law. There is further information on this topic in this legal reference. The heir at common law is he who, after his father or ancestor's death has a right to and is introduced into all his lands, tenements and hereditaments. [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, G, and su1. Tags: GE and Short Read.



General Improvement Area

Definition of General Improvement Area In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Improvement Area : A predominantly residential area in which a housing authority considers that it should improve or help to improve living conditions by improving dwellings [...]

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General Issue

Definition of General Issue In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Issue : A plea in which every allegation in the opposite party's pleading is denied. In civil proceedings it is no longer permitted. Instead, each allegation must be specifically [...]

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General Meeting

Definition of General Meeting In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Meeting : A meeting of company members whose decisions can bind the company. Certain reserved powers, specified by the Companies Act, can only be exercised by a general meeting. [...]

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General Montgomery

General Montgomery History Successful British Army commander, particularly in the Second World War. Nicknamed 'Monty', his Allied forces were victorious at El Alamein, October 1942, subsequently helping expel the Axis Powers from North Africa. He commanded all Allied ground forces in [...]

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General Participation Clause

Definition of General Participation Clause In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Participation Clause : A clause in the *Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907. The clause, concerning the conduct of hostilities, stipulates that the Conventions shall be [...]

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General Partnership

Brief Introduction to General Partnership in Partnership Law is a term we use to define a partnership formed expressly or impliedly under the 1890 Partership Act. These are all partnerships that are not incorporated as Limited Partnerships or LLPS and comprise most partnerships.

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General Power of Investment

Definition of General Power of Investment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Power of Investment : A power, introduced by the Trustee Act 2000, that allows a trustee to make any kind of investment that he could make if he were absolutely entitled [...]

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General Rights

Definition of Declaration Concerning Public Or General Rights In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration Concerning Public Or General Rights : A *declaration made by a person who has subsequently died concerning the reputed existence of a public or [...]

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General Safety Requirement

Definition of General Safety Requirement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Safety Requirement : A standard of safety that consumer goods must meet in order to comply with the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and the General Product Safety Regulations [...]

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General Slim

General Slim History British soldier who fought in Mesopotamia in the First World War, but best known for his leadership of the 'Forgotten Army' in the successful Burma Campaign of the Second World War, for which he was knighted. Chief of Imperial Staff between 1948-1952, and a [...]

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General Strike

History of the General Strike, 1926 The following commentary about General Strike, 1926 in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): The General Strike lasted from 3 May to 12 May 1926. It was called by the General Council of the Trades Union Congress in defence of [...]

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General Verdict

Definition of General Verdict In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Verdict : 1. (in a civil case) A *verdict that is entirely in favour of one or other party. 2. (in a criminal case) A verdict either of *guilty or *not guilty. Compare special verdict.

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General Warrant

Definition of General Warrant In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Warrant : A warrant for arrest that does not name or describe the person to be arrested, or a search warrant that does not specify the premises to be searched or the property sought. [...]

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General Words

Definition of General Words In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of General Words : Words in a *conveyance describing rights and benefits that are incidental to the land (such as easements and profits à prendre) and that are conveyed with it. Under the Law of [...]

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Genetics

Resources See Also Further Reading Genetics in the Encyclopedia of Britain Genetics in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Genetics in the Halsbury's Laws of England Genetics in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Genetics in the Jowitt's Dictionary of [...]

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Gentleman

English Law: Gentleman in the Past In the English law, according to Sir Edward Coke, is one who bears a coat of armor. 2 Inst. 667. In the United States of America, this word is unknown to the law, but in many places it is applied, by courtesy, to all men. See Poth. Proc. Crim. sect. 1, App. [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, G, and su1. Tags: GE and Short Read.



Geoffrey Lloyd

Geoffrey Lloyd History Conservative politician and MP from 1931-1945 and 1950-1959. Held a succession of minor ministerial posts, including Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Stanley Baldwin and was Chairman of the Oil Control Board from 1939-1945. Was Governor of the BBC between [...]

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Geographical Indication (“GI”)

Concept of Geographical Indication (“GI”) in IP Law [rtbs name="intellectual-property-law"]Lambert defined geographical indication (“gi”) as follows: A distinctive sign used to identify a product as originating in the territory of a particular country, region or locality where such quality, [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, G, su1, and Y. Tags: GE and Intellectual Property Law.



George Barnes

George Barnes History Trade union leader and politician. Elected Labour MP in 1906, he served as Party Leader between 1910-1911. Was a minister in Lloyd George's wartime coalition government. When Labour left the coalition in 1918 Barnes refused to resign and was expelled from the Party. [...]

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George Bolton

Sir George Bolton History British civil servant and former Director of the Bank of England. Conservative politician and MP from 1931-1945 and 1950-1959. Held a succession of minor ministerial posts, including Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Stanley Baldwin and was Chairman of the Oil [...]

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George Isaacs

George Isaacs History British Labour politician and trade unionist, sat on the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC). Appointed to a Royal Commission on Workmen's Compensation in 1938 and was President of the World Trade Union Conference in 1945. He served as Minister of [...]

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George Lloyd

History of the 1st Lord Lloyd (1879-1941), earlier George Lloyd The following commentary about 1st Lord Lloyd (1879-1941), earlier George Lloyd in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British politician. Elected as Conservative MP for West Staffordshire in 1910; [...]

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George Strauss

George Strauss History Long-serving British Labour MP. Briefly expelled from the Party in 1939 for supporting Stafford Cripp's anti-fascist 'Popular Front' movement. He served at the Ministry of Transport between 1945-1947, and as Minister of Supply between 1947-1951. 'Father [...]

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George Woodcock

George Woodcock History General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) from 1960-1969. A moderate union official, he launched an internal inquiry into trade union purpose and structure. Served on the Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers' Associations between 1965-1966 and [...]

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Ghet

Definition of Ghet In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Ghet : A Jewish religious divorce, executed by the husband delivering a bill. of . divorce (which must be handwritten according to specific detailed rules) to his wife in the presence of two witnesses. [...]

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Gift

Definition of Gift In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gift : A gratuitous transfer or grant of property. A legally valid gift must normally be effected by deed, by physical delivery in the case of chattels, or by *donatio mortis causa; the donor must [...]

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Gift Aid

Definition of Gift Aid In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gift Aid : A system for individuals and companies to donate money to charities and for the charities to recover the tax paid on these donations (thus increasing the value of the donation by 28% in [...]

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Gift Over

Definition of Gift Over In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gift Over : A provision in a will or other settlement enabling an interest in property to come into existence on the termination or failure of a prior interest.

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Gillick

Definition of Gillick Competency And Fraser Guidelines Gillick competence - children who are able to give their consent to matters other than medical matters without the consent of their parent

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Gipsy

Definition of Gipsy In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gipsy : (gypsy) n. A person of a nomadic way of life with no fixed abode. Formerly, local authorities had a duty to provide sites for gipsies resorting to their areas. (The strict definition of gipsy [...]

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Gloucester

Concept of Gloucester Traditional meaning of gloucester [1] in the English common law history: The statute of this name was made in the sixth year of the reign of Edward I. (1278), providing for costs in actions; giving a writ of cessavit ( (see this last concept in this legal reference) ) to [...]

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Godfrey Huggins

Sir Godfrey Huggins History Briton who emigrated to Southern Rhodesia and entered politics. Became Prime Minister in 1933 and served for 23 years. Strong advocate of the Central African Federation, with white minority rule, became the Federation's first prime minister in 1953. Made a [...]

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Going Public

Definition of Going Public In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Going Public : The process of forming a *public company or of reregistering a *private company as a public company.

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Golden Handshake

Definition of Golden Handshake In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Golden Handshake : A payment, usually very large, made to a director or other senior executive who is forced to retire before the expiry of an employment contract (e.g. because of a [...]

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Golden Hello

Definition of Golden Hello In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Golden Hello : A lump-sum payment to entice an employee of senior level to join a new employer. Whether or not the payment is tax-free depends on the nature of the payment.

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Golden Rule

Resources See Also See interpretation of statutes; interpretation of wills. Definition of Golden Rule A modification of the literal rule and used when the literal interpretation of words would lead to a 'manifest absurdity'.

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Good Behaviour

Definition of Good Behaviour In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Good Behaviour : A term used in an order by a magistrate or by a Crown Court upon sentencing. The person named in the order should be of good behaviour towards another person (the [...]

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Good Character

Good character in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England JAC is required to select people who are of good character. The application form asks candidates to declare any criminal offences, or issues of professional conduct or financial matters. Full guidance is available. The [...]

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