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1834 Report

The 1834 Report and the 1834 Report In this issue about the 1834 report, the book English Poor Law Policy [1] reads as follows: The proposals of the Commissioners of 1834 were either formal recommendations, exceptionally displayed in prominent type, or suggestions scattered among the pages [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Poor Laws, RE, Revolution of 1834, and Short Read.



2011 Riots

How Commentators Explained the 2011 Riots in England Neal Hazel, from the University of Salford, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Crime and Society," under the title "How Commentators Explained the 2011 Riots in [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, R, and su1. Tags: RI.



5-3-1 Ration

Summary of 5-3-1 ration In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Tonnage ratio of the construction of large ships, it meant that Britain could only have 1 ship for every 3 ships in Japan, and Japan could only have 3 ships for every 5 ships in the U.S. [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Legal history, RA, Short Read, and Treaties.



A Fortiori

A fortiori in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term A fortiori from the University of Kent: From stronger argument' - Used to express a conclusion for which there is stronger evidence than for previously accepted one Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AF, Legal Latin Words, and Short Read.



A Non Habente Potestatem

Description of A Non Habente Potestatem In this reference work, a non habente potestatem is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AL, AN, and Short Read.



A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest

Description of A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest In this reference work, a quo invito aliquid exigi potest is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: Short Read.



Ab Initio

Definition of Ab Initio Meaning from the start or beginning. Ab initio in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Ab initio from the University of Kent: 'From the beginning' - If a contract is void (say for mistake) ab initio, this has the consequence that no innocent third parties can acquire [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Legal Latin Words, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Abandonment

Definition of Abandonment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abandonment : 1. The act of giving up a legal right, particularly a right of ownership of property. Property that has been abandoned is res nullius (a thing belonging to no one), and a person [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Abandonment or cargo

Abandonment or cargo in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Abandonment of cargo or ship is a term used in marine In the case of constructive loss of the subject of the insurance—i.e. [...]

Categories: A, Maritime Law, and su1. Tags: AB.



Abatement

Definition of Abatement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abatement : 1. (of debts) The proportionate reduction in the payment of debts that takes place if a person's assets are insufficient to settle with his creditors in full. 2. (of legacies) The [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Abdication Crisis

History of the Abdication Crisis, 1936 The following commentary about Abdication Crisis, 1936 in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Constitutional crisis caused by King Edward VIII's decision to marry the twice-divorced American, Wallis Simpson, despite the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, History, and Short Read.



Abduction

Definition of Abduction In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abduction : The offence of taking an unmarried girl under the age of 16 from the possession of her parents or guardians against their will. It is no defence that the girl looked and acted as if [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Abduction of women

Abduction of women in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Abduction of women.—By an old statute, three years' imprisonment is the punishment of any man who carries away a nun from [...]

Categories: A, Criminal law, and su1. Tags: AB.



Abiding By Plea

English Law: Abiding by Plea in the Past English law. A defendant who pleads a frivolous plea or a plea merely for the purpose of delaying the suit; or who for the same purpose, must file a similar demurrer, may be compelled by rule in term time or by a Judge's order in vacation, either to [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AB.



Abjuration

English Law: Abjuration in the Past In the ancient English law it was a renunciation of one's country and taking an oath of perpetual banishment. A man who had committed a felony and for safety flea to a sanctuary might within forty days' confess the fact and take the oath of abjuration and [...]

Categories: A, su1, T, and W. Tags: AB, Contracts, Short Read, TR, and WA.



Abolition

Controversy and abolition: UK Legal History The Homicide Act 1957 During the late 1940s and early 1950s, there were several high profile murder cases, including those of Bentley and Craig, Evans and Christie, and Ruth Ellis. The imposition of the death penalty in these cases was extremely [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO and History.



Aboriginal Law

Most Popular Entries related to Aboriginal Law Native Law (in the United Kingdom) Native Law and Custom (in the United Kingdom) Aboriginal Law (in the United Kingdom) Natural Resources Law (in the United Kingdom) Natural Resources Law Enforcement (in the United Kingdom) Natural Resources [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Most Popular, and Native Law.



Abortion

Definition of Abortion In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abortion : The termination of a pregnancy: a miscarriage or the premature expulsion of a foetus from the womb before the normal period of gestation is complete. It is an offence to induce or [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Abridgment

Bacon's Abridgment, 7th ed. (1832) Matthew Bacon, A new abridgement of the law 7th ed. by Sir Henry Gwillim and Charles Edward Dodd (London: J. and W.T. Clarke, 1832) KF 154 B32 1832 Contents of the Bacon's Abridgment, 7th ed. (1832) Abatement Accompt Accord and Satisfaction [...]

Categories: su1 and Uncategorized. Tags: Legal research and Long Read.



Abroad

Meaning of Abroad The following is an old definition of Abroad [1]: In English chancery law, beyond the seas. See DEPOSITION; SEA. Resources Notes and References Concept of Abroad provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Absconding

Definition of Absconding In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absconding : The failure of a person to surrender to the custody of a court in order to avoid legal proceedings. See also surrender to custody.

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Absence

Definition of Absence In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absence : (in court procedure) The nonappearance of a party to litigation or a person summoned to attend as a witness.

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Absolute Privilege

Definition of Absolute Privilege In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absolute Privilege : The defence that a statement cannot be made the subject of an action for *defamation because it was made in Parliament, in papers ordered to be published by either [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Absolute, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Absolute Right

Definition of Absolute Right In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absolute Right : A right set out in the European Convention on Human Rights that cannot be interfered with lawfully, no matter how important the public interest in doing so might be. Absolute [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Absolute, and Short Read.



Absolute Rights of Englishmen

British Political and Social Thought: Common Law and the Absolute Rights of Englishmen Introduction to Absolute Rights of Englishmen In the 17th and 18th centuries some thinkers looked to England's legal history to justify a greater role for Parliament and rule by law rather than by royal [...]

Categories: A, Magna Carta, and su1. Tags: AB and History.



Absolute Title

Definition of Absolute Title In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absolute Title : Ownership of a *legal estate in registered land with a guarantee by the state that no one has a better right to that estate. An absolute title to freehold land is equivalent [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Absolute.



Absolvitor

Description of Absolvitor In this reference work, absolvitor is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abstain

Abstain Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament To abstain is to refuse to vote either for or against a motion. In the House of Commons and the House of Lords no official record is kept of those who choose to abstain when there is a division. Resources See Also Motions Further Reading

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Legislative Law.



Abstract of Title

Definition of Abstract of Title In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abstract of Title : Written details of the *title deeds and documents that prove an owner's right to dispose of his land or an interest in this. An abstract generally deals only with [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB.



Abstracting Electricity

Definition of Abstracting Electricity In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abstracting Electricity : The *arrestable offence, punishable with up to five years' imprisonment and/or a fine, of dishonestly using, wasting, or diverting electricity. This [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abstraction of Water

Definition of Abstraction of Water In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abstraction of Water : The taking of water from a river or other source of supply. It normally requires a water authority licence but there are exceptions; for example when less than [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abuse of A Dominant Position

Definition of Abuse of A Dominant Position In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abuse of A Dominant Position : Unlawful activities by large businesses, i.e. usually those having a market share of at least 40% in at least one EU state. Examples of such [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abwor

Definition of Abwor In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abwor : Advice by way of representation: assistance formerly given to a person by taking on his behalf any step in the institution or conduct of any proceedings before a court or tribunal under the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abyssinia Crisis

History of the Abyssinia Crisis, 1935 The following commentary about Abyssinia Crisis, 1935 in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Invasion of Abyssinia (later known as Ethiopia) by Italian forces in October 1935. Abyssinia lay between two existing Italian [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, History, and Short Read.



Ac Etiam

English Law: Ac Etiam in the Past In order to give jurisdiction to a court, a cause of action over which the court has jurisdiction is alleged and also,, (ac etiam) another cause of action over which, without being joined with the first, the court would have no jurisdiction; for example, to [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC.



Acas

Definition of Acas In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acas : Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service: a statutory body that was established under the Employment Protection Act 1975; the composition and functions of ACAS are now governed by Parts IV [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC.



Accedas Ad Curiam

English Law: Accedas ad Curiam in the Past That you go to court. An original writ, issuing out of chancery, now of coarse, returnable in K. B. or C. P. for the removaI of a replevin sued by plaint in court of any lord, other than the county before the sheriff (see law enforcement in the U.K. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accedas Ad Vicecomitem

English Law: Accedas ad Vicecomitem in the Past The name of a writ directed to the coroner, commanding him to deliver a writ to the sheriff (see law enforcement in the U.K. encyclopedia), who having a pone delivered to him, suppresses it. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Acceleration

Definition of Acceleration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acceleration : The coming into possession of a *future interest in any property at an earlier stage than that directed by the transaction or settlement that created the interest. For example, a [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Acceptance

Definition of Acceptance In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acceptance : Agreement to the terms of an *offer that, provided certain other requirements are fulfilled. converts the offer into a legally binding contract. If the method by which acceptance is [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC.



Acceptance of A Bill

Definition of Acceptance of A Bill In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acceptance of A Bill : The written agreement by the person on whom a *bill of exchange is drawn (the drawee) that he will accept the order of the person who draws it upon him (the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Access

Definition of Access In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access : Formerly. the opportunity to visit a child that was granted (at the discretion of the court) to its parent when the other parent had the care and control of the child after divorce or when a [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Buildings, North Ireland, and Real Estate.



Access Land

Definition of Access Land In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access Land : Land to which the public will have access for the purposes of open-air recreation under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. It includes land shown as open country [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Access To The Court

Access to the court Contents in relation to the Technology and Construction Court The topics include the following: General Approach, Hearings in Court, Telephone Hearings, Paper Applications, E-mail Communications, Video Conferencing, Contacting the Technology and Construction Court out of [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Access To The Court General Approach

Access to the court General Approach in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]There may be a number of stages during the case management phase when the parties will make applications to the Technology and Construction Court for [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC.



Accession

English Law: Accession in the Past The ownership of a thing, whether it be real or personal, movable or immovable, carries with it the right to all that the thing produces and to all that becomes united to it, either naturally or artificially; this is called the right of accession. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Property.



Accessory

Definition of Accessory In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accessory : One who is a party to a crime that is actually committed by someone else. An accessory is one who either successfully incites someone to commit a crime (counsels or procures) or helps [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accessory Liability

Definition of Accessory Liability In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accessory Liability : If a stranger knowingly and dishonestly assists a trustee in a breach of trust he will be liable as an accessory. He will not usually have received any trust [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accident

Accident in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Accident is, in law, a most elusive term. And yet actions for damages for personal injuries, and injuries to property through accident, are [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Legal Practice Terms.



Accident Compensation Appeal Authority

The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority Name The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Accident insurance 2

Accident insurance 2 in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. What Accidents are within the these are clearly defined in the policy. Now, as to some particular points hereon. (a) The injury [...]

Categories: A, Commercial Law, and su1. Tags: AC.



Accident Record Book

Definition of Accident Record Book In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accident Record Book : A record kept by the police of details of the accidents they have investigated. Access to this is usually requested by solicitors acting in subsequent litigation [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accommodation

Accommodation in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Suing upon a contract, the plaintiff has, except in the case of contracts under seal, to prove a consideration therefore. Bills of [...]

Categories: A, Procedure Law, and su1. Tags: AC.



Accommodation Bill

Definition of Accommodation Bill In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accommodation Bill : A bill of exchange accepted by an accommodation party, i.e. a person who signs without receiving value and for the purpose of lending his name (i.e. his credit) to [...]

Categories: A, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Political Economy.



Accomplice

Definition of Accomplice In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accomplice : One who is a party to a crime, either as a *principal or as an *accessory. See also corroboratio

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accord and satisfaction

Accord and satisfaction in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Accord and Satisfaction is a satisfaction agreed upon between the party having a claim, and the party from whom the claim is [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC.



Account

Definition of Account In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Account : A right at common law and later (more importantly) in equity, requiring one party to a relationship (e.g. a partnership) to account to the other or others for moneys received or due. An [...]

Categories: A, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Political Economy.



Account of Profits

Definition of Account of Profits In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Account of Profits : A remedy that a claimant can claim as an alternative to damages in certain circumstances, e.g. in an action for breach of *copyright. A successful claimant is [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, su1, and Y. Tags: AC, Intellectual Property Law, and Short Read.



Account stated

Account stated in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. An account stated is an admission by one in an account with another, that a balance is due from him to the other. Such an admission is [...]

Categories: A, Commercial Law, and su1. Tags: AC.



Accountant Of Court

Description of Accountant of Court In this reference work, accountant of court is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accounting

Association of Accounting Technicians and Anti-money laundering supervision of banks, real estate agents and accountants in the United Kingdom Association of Accounting Technicians Resources See Also Further Reading FR C H Alexander Insider dealing and money laundering in the EU: law and [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Money Laundering in the United Kingdom, and Short Read.



Accretion

Definition of Accretion In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accretion : The process by which new land formations are legally assimilated to old by a change in the flow of a water channel. In contrast to *avulsion, this process involves a very slow, near [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC.



Accumulatio Actionum

Description of Accumulatio Actionum In this reference work, accumulatio actionum is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accumulation

Definition of Accumulation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accumulation : The continual addition of the income of a fund to the capital, so that the fund grows indefinitely. Before the Accumulation Act 1800 accumulation was permitted for the length of [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Featured, and Political Economy.



Accumulative

Meaning of Accumulative The following is an old definition of Accumulative [1]: Heaping up; additional; ' cumulative, see, in this resource, the term At common law, the utmost length of time allowed for the contingency of an executory devise to happen in was that of a life or lives in being [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC.



Acknowledgment

Definition of Acknowledgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acknowledgment : 1. The admission that a debt is due or a claim exists. Under the Limitation Act 1980, a written acknowledgment by a debtor or his agent causes the debt to be treated as if it [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Featured, and Political Economy.



Acknowledgment of Service

Definition of Acknowledgment of Service In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acknowledgment of Service : A response by a defendant to a claim. A defendant who intends to contest proceedings brought against him by a claimant must respond to the claim by [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.