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Q B

Meaning of Q b The following is an old definition of Q b [1]: Queen's bench. Resources Notes and References Concept of Q b provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: QB and Short Read.



Q B D

Meaning of Q b d The following is an old definition of Q b d [1]: Queen's Bench Division. Resources Notes and References Concept of Q b d provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and [...]

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Q C

Meaning of Q c The following is an old definition of Q c [1]: Queen's counsel. Resources Notes and References Concept of Q c provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: QC and Short Read.



Q T

Meaning of Q t The following is an old definition of Q t [1]: Qui tarn. See Action. Resources Notes and References Concept of Q t provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an [...]

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Q V

Meaning of Q v The following is an old definition of Q v [1]: Quod videas, which (word, title, subject) see. Plural qsee, in this resource, the term, which words, etc., see, consult, compare. Resources Notes and References Concept of Q v provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) [...]

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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.



Quadriennium Utile

Scottish Law: Quadriennium Utile in the Past The four years of a minor between his age of twenty-one and twenty-five years, are so called. Developments During this period he is permitted to impeach contracts (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) made against his [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: QU and Short Read.



Qualifying Test

Qualifying test in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England Online tests designed to assess candidates' ability to perform in a judicial role. Tests involve analysing case studies, identifying issues and applying the law. They are used in the majority of exercises and are usually [...]

Categories: Judiciary, Q, and su1. Tags: QU and Short Read.



Quantum Meruit

Quantum Meruit in Contract Law According to Questions & Answers Law of Contract: Law Revision and Study Guide (Law Questions & Answers, Oxford University Press), by Adrian Chandler and Ian Brown, Quantum Meruit may have the following meaning: see quasi-contract - n. A field of law covering [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Contracts, Legal Practice Terms, and QU.



Quarter Days

Concept of Quarter Days Traditional meaning of quarter days [1] in the English common law history: In England, the 25th of March, Lady day; the 24th of June, Midsummer day; the 29th of September, Michaelmas day; the 25th of December, Christmas day. In Scotland, the 2d of February, Candlemas; [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, P, Q, and su1. Tags: PL and QU.



Quarter Seal

Scottish Law: Quarter Seal in the Past The seal kept by the director of the chancery in Scotland (see more about this legal system) is so called. It is in the shape and impression of the fourth part of the great seal. Bell's Scotch Law Diet. h. t. [1][rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources [...]

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Quarter Sessions

Quarter Sessions History Courts held in each county or county borough in England and Wales at least four times a year until 1972. Comprised of two or more Justices of the Peace, a Chairman and a Jury, they heard crimes requiring the presence of a jury but not the most serious crimes.

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: British History, QU, and Short Read.



Quasi

Quasi in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Quasi from the University of Kent: As if, almost' Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Legal Latin Words, QU, and Short Read.



Quasi-contract

Quasi-Contract and Medieval Law Quasi-Contract and Legal History Resources See Also Imprisonment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Imprisonment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Pleas of the Crown (in this legal Encyclopedia) Bibliographies of English Law History Maxwell, William H. A Legal [...]

Categories: Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Q, and su1. Tags: Contract Law, QU, and Short Read.



Quebec Act

Summary of Quebec Act: (1774) In relation to the legal history of Canada and the United Kingdom: Mandated that an appointed governor and a council would lead the Canadian government. The British also acknowledged that the Catholic Church would enjoy a privileged position. This concession was [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Legal history, QU, Short Read, and Treaties.



Queen's Bench

Concept of Queen's Bench Traditional meaning of queen's bench [1] in the English common law history: Queen's counsel: a barrister called within the bar, appointed by letters patent to be her Majesty's counsel learned in the law, who has precedence over others, of the outer bar, cannot plead [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, Q, su1, V, and W. Tags: QU, VE, and WE.



Questions

Questions (Parliamentary) Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A Parliamentary Question (PQ) is a question put formally to a government minister about a matter they are responsible for by an Member of Parliament or a member of the Lords. PQs may be asked orally - during ministerial question [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Legislative Law and QU.



Questions for Short Debate

Questions for Short Debate Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament In the House of Lords a Member may ask a question at the end of the day's business, or during the dinner break, and allow a short debate ending with a government reply. These were called 'unstarred questions' prior to [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, QU, and Short Read.



Qui Facet Per Alium Facit Per Se

Qui facet per alium facit per se in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Qui facet per alium facit per se from the University of Kent: 'He who acts through another, acts through himself' - The traditional basis of vicarious4 liability. It means, for example, that an employer is liable for the [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: Legal Latin Words, QU, and Short Read.



Quiet Enjoyment

Quiet Enjoyment defined Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with quiet enjoymentdefined may be: Shebelle Enterprises v The Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust Ltd [2013] EWHC 948, [2013] PLSCS 78 Year of the above case: 2013

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: QU, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Quintin Hogg

History of the Quintin Hogg (1907-2001), later Lord Hailsham The following commentary about Quintin Hogg (1907-2001), later Lord Hailsham in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British lawyer and politician. President of the Oxford Union, 1929. Elected [...]

Categories: Q and su1. Tags: History, QU, and Short Read.



Quo Warranto

Introduction to Quo Warranto Quo Warranto (Latin, by what warrant), in law, in the United Kingdom and the United States, title of a special proceeding by which the state or an aggrieved individual begins an action to inquire into the right of an individual or corporation to hold a particular [...]

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Quot

Scottish Law: Quot in the Past The twentieth part of the movables, computed without computation of debts, was so called. Developments Formerly the bishop was entitled, in all confirmations, to the quot of the testament. Ersk. Prin. B. 3, t. 9, n. 11. [1][rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources [...]

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