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Sackville Hamilton Carden

History of the Admiral Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden (1857-1930) The following commentary about Admiral Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden (1857-1930) in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British naval commander at the Dardanelles, February - March 1915. Entered [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History, SA, and Short Read.



Safety

Place of safety in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Place of safety in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003:either: a. an unenclosed space in the open air at ground level or b. an enclosed space in the open air at ground level leading to an unenclosed space, via an access [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, SA, and Short Read.



Salaried Partner

Brief Introduction to Salaried Partner in Partnership Law a partner who does not have an equity stake in the partnership. They tend to be employed and therefore need an indemnity from the equity partners to cover them for the liability they have. They are schedule E for income tax. It is [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Partnership, SA, and Short Read.



Salic Law

The laws of the Salii, the dominant tribe among the Franks, are written down -in accordance to Bamber Gascoigne´ Encyclopedia of Britain about the entry Salic Law- for Clovis in the early 6th century. They include a law stating that daughters cannot inherit land. This law would have been [...]

Categories: S, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: SA.



Salisbury Doctrine

Salisbury Doctrine Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Salisbury Doctrine, or Convention as it is sometimes called, emerged from the working arrangements reached during the Labour Government of 1945-51, when the fifth Marquess of Salisbury was the Leader of the Conservative Opposition in [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SA, and Short Read.



Samuel Hoare

Sir Samuel Hoare History Conservative politician who served in government between 1922 and 1944. Best remembered for the secret Hoare-Laval Pact, a 1935 agreement between the United Kingdom and France giving Italy two thirds of Abyssinia following their invasion. It was widely denounced as [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, SA, and Short Read.



Sanitary

Sanitary accommodation in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Sanitary accommodation in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: includes bathrooms, shower rooms, washrooms and toilets. Sanitary facility in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Sanitary facility in the [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, SA, and Short Read.



Satisfaction

Definition of Accord And Satisfaction In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accord And Satisfaction : The purchase by one party to a contract of a release from his obligations under it when the other party has already performed his side of the bargain. A [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, SA, and Short Read.



Saxon

Anglo Saxon For information about this topic, please read the entry, in this legal Encyclopedia, about: Anglo Saxon Saxon and Medieval Law Saxon and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Gibbs, Marion, ed. Early Charters of the [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Anglo Saxon, Full Text Charters, Full Text Proclamations, Legal history, Medieval Administrative Law, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Records of State, Royal Charters, Royal Proclamations, SA, and Writs.



Schedules

Schedules Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A Schedule is a part of a Bill or a part of an Act. Bills may have a number of Schedules that appear after the main Clauses in the text. They are often used to spell out in more detail how the provisions of the Bill are to work in practice. If a [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SC, and Short Read.



Scheme

Scheme in North Ireland NIJAC refers to each judicial recruitment exercise as a scheme. Scheme Outreach Plan in North Ireland NIJAC develop individual programmes of action for each recruitment competition. These are known as Scheme Outreach Plans. They are designed to attract the widest [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: North Ireland, SC, and Short Read.



Schools

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

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC and Short Read.



Scire Fieri Inquiry

English Law: Scire Fieri Inquiry in the Past The name of a writ, the history of the origin of which is as follows: when on an execution de bonis testatoris against an executor the sheriff (see law enforcement in the U.K. encyclopedia) returned nulla bona and also a devastavit, a fieri fac-ias, [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, S, and su1. Tags: SC.



Scot Legal System

The sources of Scots Laws are Legislation (including European legislation), Precedent, Institutional text (from writers like Mackenzie, Stair, Craig, Bell, Hume and Alison), Custom and Equity. Criminal Procedure in Scotland In Scotland hardly any crimes are constituted by statute law, [...]

Categories: Commonwealth, Criminal law, S, and su1. Tags: SC.



Scotland Yard

Introduction to Scotland Yard Scotland Yard, popular name for the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police Force, and especially its Criminal Investigation Department. The name is derived from a small area where the headquarters was situated from 1829 to 1890. The area, in turn, was [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC.



Scott Schedules

Scott Schedules in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]It can sometimes be appropriate for elements of the claim, or any additional (Part 20) claim, to be set out by way of a Scott Schedule (ie. by a table, often in landscape format, [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC.



Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration Meaning Scottish Children's Reporter Administration in Scottish Law The national organisation for children's reporters, who present children's hearing court cases. If concerns about a child are agreed or proved at court, a [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC, Scotland , and Short Read.



Scottish Enlightenment

British Political and Social Thought: The Scottish Enlightenment Introduction to Scottish Enlightenment Another group of 18th-century British thinkers, Scottish intellectuals from Glasgow, Edinburgh, and St. Andrews, offered a conception of human nature and an interpretation of history rather [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History and SC.



Scottish National Party

Scottish National Party (SNP) Meaning in Politics Description of Scottish National Party (SNP) published by Mona Chalabi: Formed in 1934 out of a formal merger between the National Party of Scotland (formed in 1928) and the Scottish Party (formed in 1932), the SNP was initially plagued by [...]

Categories: Political Science, S, and su1. Tags: SC.



Scottish Parliament

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

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC and Short Read.



Scrip

Meaning of Scrip The following is an old definition of Scrip [1]: A certificate or schedule. Evidence of the right to obtain shares in a public company: a scrip certificate, in distinction from the real title. Scrip certificate. Entitles the holder to apply for shares in a public company. [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC.



Script

Meaning of Script The following is an old definition of Script [1]: A writing; an original writing. In England, a testamentary document of any kind, including even written instructions for drafting the document. Affidavit of script. An affidavit attached to the paper relied upon in a [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SC and Short Read.



Scrutiny

Scrutiny (parliamentary scrutiny) Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Parliamentary scrutiny is the close examination and investigation of government policies, actions and spending that is carried out by the House of Commons and the House of Lords and their committees. Resources See Also [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SC, and Short Read.



Scutage

Scutage before the Carta Magna Introduction The Crown did not always insist on personal service, but was frequently willing to accept a commutation in the form of a money payment. The subject of scutage is one of the most vexed of questions, all received opinions of yesterday having to–day [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Historical, Legislation, Magna Carta, S, and su1. Tags: Legal history, Long Read, Magna Carta, and SC.



Sea

Meaning of Sea The following is an old definition of Sea [1]: Includes all waters within the ebb and flow of the tide. A sea may mean a general disturbance of the surface of the water occasioned by a storm, breaking it up into the roll and lift of waves following or menacing each other; or, a [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, S, and su1. Tags: Maritime Law and SE.



Seal

Concep of Seal in Procedural Law In this context, a short definition of Seal may be the following: A seal is a mark which the court puts on a document to indicate that the document has been issued by the court. Concept of Seal The following is an old definition of Seal [1], a term which has [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Long Read, Procedural Law, and SE.



Search

Meaning of Search The following is an old definition of Search [1]: A careful examination; an examination or inspection authorized by law. It may be (1) of legal records in their proper office, for acts and proceedings affecting title to realty, such as conveyances, mortgages, mechanics' [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SE.



Second Reading

Definition of Second Reading The second stage consists of the main debate on the bill. The debate focuses on the principles of the bill as opposed to the details. Second Reading Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Second Reading is normally the first opportunity for a Bill to be debated [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, Legislative Law, SE, and Short Read.



Second Reading Committee

Second Reading Committee Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A temporary committee in the House of Commons where an uncontroversial Bill may be referred to for a Second Reading debate, saving time in the main Chamber. If a Bill passes through such a committee there is then no debate when the [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SE, and Short Read.



Secondary Legislation

Secondary legislation Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament An Act of Parliament (primary legislation) will often empower ministers to make further regulations within its scope after it has become law. These regulations are 'secondary' or 'delegated' legislation. Delegated [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SE, and Short Read.



Secretary of State

Secretary of State Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The title typically held by Cabinet Ministers in charge of Government Departments. While most departments are run by a Secretary of State there can be some exceptions, for example, the Chancellor of the Exchequer heads HM Treasury. [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, SE, and Short Read.



Secretary of State for Air

History of the Secretary of State for Air The following commentary about Secretary of State for Air in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Cabinet Minister in charge of the Air Ministry, and with responsibility for the Royal Air Force.

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History, SE, and Short Read.



Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations

History of the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations The following commentary about Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Cabinet Minister responsible for dealing with members of the Commonwealth, [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History, SE, and Short Read.



Secretary of State for Justice

Resources See Also Further Reading Secretary of State for Justice in the Encyclopedia of Britain Secretary of State for Justice in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Secretary of State for Justice in the Halsbury's Laws of England Secretary of State for Justice in the Stroud's [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SE.



Secretary of State for the Colonies

History of the Secretary of State for the Colonies The following commentary about Secretary of State for the Colonies in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Cabinet Minister in charge of the Colonial Office, and with responsibility for issues affecting [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History, SE, and Short Read.



Secretary of State for War

History of the Secretary of State for War The following commentary about Secretary of State for War in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Cabinet Minister in charge of the War Office, and with responsibility for the army and military issues.

Categories: S and su1. Tags: History, SE, and Short Read.



Secure Tenancy

Secure Tenancy/Tolerated Trespasser Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with secure tenancy/tolerated trespasser may be: Austin v Southwark LBC Year of the above case: 2010 Resources See Also Business Tenancy Tenancy At Will Tenancy Deposit Scheme [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Real Estate, SE, Short Read, and Tenancy.



Securities Law

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Categories: S and su1. Tags: Most Popular, SE, and Securities Law.



Securities Law Career

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Securities Law Definition

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Securities Law Directive

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Securities Law Firms

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Securities Law Overview

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Securities Solicitor

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Security Industry

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

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Sedition

Scottish Law: Sedition in the Past In the Scotch law, sedition is either verbal or real. Verbal is inferred from the uttering of words tending to create discord between the king and his people; real sedition is generally committed by convocating together any considerable number of people, [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Seduce

Concept of Seduce The following is an old definition of Seduce [1]: Seduce and entice are often used indifferently in the old, and some times in the later, books. A journeyman was said to be seduced when enticed away from his employer's service. Although a general term, having a variety of [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: SE.



Seebohm Rowntree

Seebohm Rowntree History Undertook three surveys of poverty in York in 1899, 1936 and 1951 which showed that absolute poverty was in decline, and it was assumed that the Welfare State would soon eradicate any remaining poverty. Philanthropist and pioneer of humane industrial relations, he [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: British History, SE, and Short Read.



Select Committee

Select Committee History Committee made up of a small number of parliamentarians appointed by the Prime Minister and reporting directly to him. Appointed to deal with particular areas or issues, it may be formed from the House of Commons, the House of Lords or as a 'Joint Committee' [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: British History, SE, and Short Read.



Select Committees

Select committees Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Select committees are small groups of Members of the Parliament or members of the House of Lords that are set up to investigate a specific issue in detail or to perform a specific scrutiny role. They may call in officials and experts [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legislative Law, Parliament, and SE.



Selection

Selection day in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England If shortlisted, candidates are invited to the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body, in London for one of the following: a panel interview, interview and role play, interview and presentation or [...]

Categories: Judiciary, S, and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Selection Committee

Selection Committee in North Ireland A Selection Committee is appointed by NIJAC's Chairman, after Business Committee has been consulted, for each recruitment scheme. It has overall responsibility for the selection and recommendation of applicants for judicial office. The Selection [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: North Ireland, SE, and Short Read.



Selection Criteria

Additional Selection Criteria in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England Each role has statutory entry requirements laid down by Parliament. On top of these there are additional, desirable, minimum entry requirements specified by the Lord Chancellor for particular posts. These can [...]

Categories: Judiciary, S, and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Selection Exercise

Selection exercise in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England A publically open application and selection process for one or more vacancies run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body,. Selection exercises can be run under either Section 87 of [...]

Categories: Judiciary, S, and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Selection Panel

Selection panel in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England Selection panels usually consist of a panel chair, judicial member and independent member. Panel members assess all information about candidates (their performance at interview and in any role play, their self-assessment and [...]

Categories: Judiciary, S, and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Selwyn Lloyd

Selwyn Lloyd History Conservative politician with a distinguished war record in the Second World War. Following a series of junior ministerial posts between 1951-1955, he became Foreign Secretary from 1955-1960 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1960-1962, before being sacked in [...]

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, SE, and Short Read.



Senior Courts

Section 9(1) in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England Section 9(1) of the Senior Courts Act 1981 is the legislation under which people can be authorised to sit as deputy High Court judges.

Categories: Judiciary, S, and su1. Tags: SE and Short Read.



Sentencing Council

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

Categories: S and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms and SE.