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Oath of Allegiance

Oath of Allegiance Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Members of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords are required to take an oath of allegiance to the Crown before they take their seats in Parliament after a general election or by-election and after the death of the monarch. [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OA, and Short Read.



Obesity

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OB and Short Read.



Obiter Dictum

Obiter dictum in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Obiter dictum from the University of Kent: 'A remark in passing' - Something said by a judge while giving judgment that was not essential to decision in the case. It does not form part of the ratio decidendi of the case and therefore [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legal Latin Words, OB, and Short Read.



Obviousness

Concept of Obviousness in IP Law [rtbs name="intellectual-property-law"]Lambert defined obviousness as follows: Lack of an inventive step. One of the grounds for revoking a patent. To be valid an invention must involve an inventive step, which means it must not be obvious to a skilled person [...]

Categories: L, O, and su1. Tags: Intellectual Property Law, LI, OB, and Short Read.



Occupancy

Imposed load in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Imposed load in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: the load assumed to be produced by the intended occupancy or use, including the weight of moveable partitions; distributed, concentrated, impact, inertia and snow loads, [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Buildings, OC, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Occupation

Occupation Defined Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with occupation defined may be: Link Lending Ltd v Hussein; Link Lending Ltd v Bustard Year of the above case: 2010 Different occupation in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Different occupation in [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Buildings, OC, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Offensive Weapons

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OF and Short Read.



Offer

Definition of Communication of an Offer An offer needs to be communicated to the other party before it can be accepted. Definition of Offer A communication showing the terms on which the offeror will make the contract and the terms he will be bound by if the offeree accepts.

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, OF, and Short Read.



Office

Concept of Office The following is an old definition of Office [1], a term which has several meanings:1. A right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging. The right, and correspondent duty, to execute a public or private trust, and to [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Buildings, Long Read, OF, and Real Estate.



Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales)

Resources See Also Further Reading Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales) in the Encyclopedia of Britain Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales) in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales) in the Halsbury's Laws of [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OF.



Official Copy

Concep of Official Copy in Procedural Law In this context, a short definition of Official Copy may be the following: A copy of an official document, supplied and marked as such by the office which issued the original.

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OF, Procedural Law, and Short Read.



Ofsted

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OF and Short Read.



Oil Law

Most Popular Entries related to Oil 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: O and su1. Tags: Energy Law, Most Popular, and OI.



Oil Petrol and Natural Gas

Resources See Also Further Reading Oil Petrol and Natural Gas in the Encyclopedia of Britain Oil Petrol and Natural Gas in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Oil Petrol and Natural Gas in the Halsbury's Laws of England Oil Petrol and Natural Gas in the Stroud's Judicial [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OI.



Older People

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OL and Short Read.



Ombudsman

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman combines the two statutory roles of Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (the Parliamentary Ombudsman) and Health Service Commissioner for England (Health [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OM, and Short Read.



Online Legal Research

Most Popular Entries related to Online Legal Research Legal Research (in the United Kingdom) Online Legal Research (in the United Kingdom) Legal Research Websites (in the United Kingdom) How to do Legal Research (in the United Kingdom) Legal Research Methods (in the United Kingdom) Legal [...]

Categories: Law Practice, Legal Practice, Legal Resources, O, and su1. Tags: Legal Insights, Legal research, Legal Skills, Most Popular, and ON.



Onus (probandi)

Onus (probandi) in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Onus (probandi) from the University of Kent: 'Load or burden' - Something that is one's duty or responsibility (burden of proof). Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legal Latin Words, ON, and Short Read.



Opinion Poll

Opinion Poll in the History A poll that asks focus groups questions on a variety of policies. They can also be used to currently predict which way the country will vote. When Labour began to reevaluate its tactics under Neil Kinnock it realized that the Conservatives were sourcing and [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: British History, OP, and Short Read.



Opposition

The Opposition in the History For every minister - elected MP who oversees a department e.g Home Office or Foreign Office - in power there is a shadow minister of the opposing party. In the play George Jones is the Leader of the Opposition (his modern equivalent is Ed Milliband) and Malcolm [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: British History, Legislative Law, and OP.



Opposition Days

Opposition days Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Opposition days are days allocated in the House of Commons for the discussion of subjects chosen by the opposition (non-government) parties. There are 20 days allocated for this purpose per session (under Standing Order 14).

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OP, and Short Read.



Oral Questions

Oral Questions Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament An Oral Question is a parliamentary questions that is put to a government minister in person by an Member of Parliament or member of the House of Lords in the Chamber of each House. Oral question times to ministers normally take place at the [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OR, and Short Read.



Order

Meaning of Order The following is an old definition of Order [1]: A command, direction, mandate. 1. An informal note requesting the payment of money, or the delivery of personalty, to a person named or to the bearer of the note. The word does not import exclusively a written instrument. On a [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OR.



Order Paper

Order Paper Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Order Paper, also known as the Order of Business, in the House of Commons is published each sitting day and lists the business of the House and business for sittings in Westminster Hall. It shows items such as questions, motions, business, [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OR, and Short Read.



Order-In-Council

Order-In-Council History Legislation formally made in the name of the Monarch by the Privy Council. The President of the Council reads out batches of Orders-in-Council drafted by the government in front of the Monarch at their monthly meetings. Usually the Monarch agrees with the Orders, which [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: British History, OR, and Short Read.



Orders of Council

Orders of Council Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Orders of Council are decisions of the Privy Council which have the force of law. Unlike Orders in Council, these do not require personal approval by HM Queen and can be made by government ministers. Resources See Also Privy Council [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OR, and Short Read.



Ordinary

Concept of Ordinary The following is an old definition of Ordinary [1], a term which has several meanings:1, (adjetive) Common, usual, reasonable: as, ordinary - care, diligence, skill, losses, qsee, in this resource, the term Opposed to extraordinary, see, in this resource, the term See also [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OR and Short Read.



Organic Farming

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OR and Short Read.



Organisation for the Maintenance of Supplies

Organisation For The Maintenance Of Supplies (Oms) History A Government-based scheme set up to help the British public during the General Strike of 1926. It was created to carry out vital services during the Strike, such as driving buses and trams. It also printed and distributed the British [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: British History, OR, and Short Read.



Origins of the Common Law

Origins of the Common Law and Medieval Law Origins of the Common Law and Legal History Resources See Also Peasant (in this legal Encyclopedia) Chattels (in this legal Encyclopedia) Tenure (in this legal Encyclopedia) Canon Law (in this legal Encyclopedia) Bibliographies of English Law [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OR and Short Read.



Osbert Peake

Osbert Peake History Lawyer and Conservative politician and MP for Leeds between 1929-1956. Minister for Social Insurance between 1951-1953 and Pensions and National Insurance 1953-1955. Argued for maintaining the value of benefits, even in a time of inflation. Became Viscount Ingleby in 1956.

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, OS, and Short Read.



Osmotherly Rules

Osmotherly Rules Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Osmotherly Rules are guidance for civil servants on giving evidence to parliamentary select committees. They take their name from E.B.C. Osmotherly, the civil servant who drew up the first version of the Rules in 1980. Resources See [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OS, and Short Read.



Outlawries Bill

Outlawries Bill Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The reading of the Outlawries Bill is a symbolic tradition which preserves the right of the House of Commons to debate a subject of its own choosing before they debate the subjects raised by the Queen's Speech at the beginning of every [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, OU, and Short Read.



Outreach

Outreach in North Ireland Describes activity undertaken by NIJAC to broaden the understanding and awareness across the professional bodies and the general public of the work being undertaken by NIJAC. In so doing NIJAC hopes to attract the widest possible applicant pool when advertising [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: North Ireland, OU, and Short Read.



Overcrowding

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OV and Short Read.



Overseas Territories

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OV and Short Read.



Oversman

Scottish Law: Oversman in the Past A person commonly named in a submission, to whom power is given to decide in case the arbiters cannot agree in the sentence; sometimes the nomination of the oversman is left to the arbiters. In either case the oversman has no power to decide, unless the [...]

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OV and Short Read.



Own Shares Purchase

Financial assistance for purchase of its own shares (ss677–683) Breach of the prohibition Find under this subsection information about Breach of the prohibition in relation to Financial assistance for purchase of its own shares (ss677–683). Financial assistance for purchase of its own shares [...]

Categories: Business Law, O, and su1. Tags: Maintenance of Capital and OW.



Owner Occupation

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

Categories: O and su1. Tags: OW and Short Read.



Q.B.

Concept of Q.B. Traditional meaning of q.b. [1] in the English common law history: The Queen's Bench; see COURT OF KING’ BENCH; COURT, 8. [rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, "Q.B.", Boston: Little, [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, O, P, Q, and su1. Tags: OW, PR, QB, and Short Read.