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Bargain

Bargain, from O. Fr. bargaigne, a word of doubtful origin, appearing in many Romance languages, cf. Ital. bargagno; it is connected with Late Lat. barcaniare, to traffic, possibly derived from barca, a barge. Definition of Unconscionable Bargain In accordance with the work A Dictionary of [...]

Categories: Civil Law, su1, and U. Tags: Contracts, Land law, Property, and UN.



Ubiquity

Concept of Ubiquity The following is an old definition of Ubiquity [1], a term which has several meanings:1. Presence throughout a dominion or jurisdiction. The king, politically, is the fountain of justice, the steward who dispenses justice to wh?m it is due. A consequence of this prerogative [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: UB.



UK Milestone Cases

List of UK Milestone Cases Tort Law Milestone Cases Tax Law Milestone Cases Property Law Milestone Cases Northern Ireland Legal System Milestone Cases Northern Ireland Land Law Milestone Cases Immigration and Asylum Law Milestone Cases Human Rights (ECHR) Milestone Cases Family Law [...]

Categories: Cases, Criminal law, Employment law, Estate Planning, Family law, Labour law, Northern Ireland, Property law, Real Property law, su1, Tax Law, Tort, and U. Tags: Courts and UK.



UKIP

UKIP Meaning in Politics Description of UKIP published by Mona Chalabi: Founded in 1993, the United Kingdom Independence Party is the most right-wing party to have seats in Parliament. The party has gained support from an increasingly Euroskeptic British electorate largely by campaigning on a [...]

Categories: Political Science, su1, and U. Tags: Short Read and UK.



Ulster

Ulster History Traditionally the nine most northerly counties in Ireland, mainly protestant in religion. Since 1920 six of the nine counties - Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone - have formed Northern Ireland, remaining part of the UK, following the establishment of the [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: British History, Short Read, and UL.



Undertaking

Definition of Acknowledgment And Undertaking In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acknowledgment And Undertaking : Confirmation in a *title deed that a person may see and have copies of relevant deeds not in his possession (acknowledgment), with a promise [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Scotland and UN.



Unemployment

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

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Short Read and UN.



Unemployment Assistance Board

Unemployment Assistance Board (Uab) History Set up by the 1934 Unemployment Act, as a result of the Royal Commission on Unemployment 1930-32, to implement the household means test. The means test took the wages and assets of all family members were into account before any unemployment [...]

Categories: Employment law, Labour law, su1, and U. Tags: British History, Employees, Employers, Employment Law, Short Read, and UN.



Unilateral Contract

Unilateral Contract 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, Unilateral Contract may have the following meaning: A contract in which one party (the [...]

Categories: Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , su1, and U. Tags: Contract Law, Contracts, Legal Practice Terms, Short Read, and UN.



Union of South Africa

Union Of South Africa History Dominion of the British Empire, 1910, joining the British colonies - Cape Colony and Natal - with the Boer colonies - Transvaal and the Orange Free State, to try to heal the wounds of the Boer War.

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: British History, Short Read, and UN.



United Nations

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

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Short Read and UN.



University Courts

University Courts and Medieval Law University Courts 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 [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Non Royal Courts, Short Read, UN, and University Courts.



University Courts under Edward Iv

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward I of England V University Courts under Edward IV and Medieval Law University Courts under Edward IV and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Salter, Herbert E., ed. Registrum Cancellarii [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Non Royal Courts, UN, and University Courts.



University of the Air

University Of The Air History Name of the 1964 Labour Government project that became the Open University. Rather than create more new universities it was decided to use the new technology to create a 'distance' university using a mixture of local centres for tuition and support, and [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: British History, Short Read, and UN.



Universtity Courts under Henry Vi

This issue under the Ruling of King Henry V of England I Universtity Courts under Henry VI and Medieval Law Universtity Courts under Henry VI and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Salter, Herbert E., ed. Registrum Cancellarii [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Non Royal Courts, UN, and University Courts.



Unparliamentary

Unparliamentary language Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Unparliamentary language breaks the rules of politeness in the House of Commons Chamber. The Speaker will direct an Member of Parliament who has used unparliamentary language to withdraw it. Refusal to withdraw a comment might lead [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and UN.



Unprinted Papers

Unprinted papers Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Unprinted papers are laid before each House but are not ordered to be printed as a House of Commons or a House of Lords Paper. They include a large number of draft statutory instruments, reports of nationalised industries and some [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and UN.



Unprotected Zone

Unprotected zone in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Unprotected zone in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: that part of an escape route, which is separated by walls, glazed screens or any other permanent form of demarcation from any space intended for human [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, Short Read, and UN.



Unregistered Design Right

Concept of Unregistered Design Right in IP Law [rtbs name="intellectual-property-law"]Lambert defined unregistered design right as follows: A new type of intellectual property right that applies only to the UK and certain dependent territories which arises under Part III of the Copyright, [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Intellectual Property Law, Short Read, and UN.



Unwhipped Vote

Unwhipped vote Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A free vote - or unwhipped vote - in Parliament is one in which Members of the Parliament or members of the Lords are not put under pressure to vote a certain way by their party leaders. Free votes have traditionally been allowed on ethical [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and UN.



Upland Acreage

Upland Acreage History Land used in upland or hilly areas for farming. Usually this land is used for sheep and cattle grazing because the terrain is unsuitable for arable cropping. Animals are sometimes sold to market for meat, or otherwise 'sold on' for fattening elsewhere.

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: British History, Short Read, and UP.



Upland Farms

Upland Farms History Farms located in a hilly area, often economically vulnerable and reliant on subsidies from the government, or more recently, the EU, to remain viable. Usually dependent on sheep and grazing because the terrain is unsuited to arable cropping.

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: British History, Short Read, and UP.



Urgent Questions

Urgent Questions Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament An urgent question requires a government minister to come to the House of Commons Chamber and give an immediate answer without prior notice. An Member of Parliament can apply to the Speaker for an urgent question if they think a matter is [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and UR.



Use

Concept of Use The following is an old definition of Use [1], a term which has several meanings:1, (verb) To employ, hold, occupy, enjoy, take the benefit of.0 In insurance law, to use a port means to go into a harbor or haven for shelter, commerce, or pleasure, and to derive advantage from [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Long Read and US.



Use Clause

Use Clause Defined & Explained Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with use clause defined & explained may be: Roadside Group Ltd v Zara Commercial Ltd Year of the above case: 2010

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Real Estate, Short Read, and US.



Uses

Uses, in law, equitable or beneficial interests in land. In early law a man could not dis p ose of his estate by will nor could religious houses acquire it. As a method of evading the common law arose the practice of making feoffments to the use of, or upon trust for, persons other than [...]

Categories: Civil Law, su1, and U. Tags: Land law and US.



Usual Channels

Usual channels Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The usual channels describes the working relationship of the whips from the different parties and the leaderships of the Government and Opposition parties. The term refers to arrangements and compromises about the running of parliamentary [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and US.



Usurpation

Usurpation and Medieval Law Usurpation and Legal History Resources See Also Medieval Punishment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Deceit (in this legal Encyclopedia) Medieval Lawyer (in this legal Encyclopedia) Punishment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Pleas of the Crown (in this legal [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Short Read and US.



Usury

Usury and Medieval Law Usury and Legal History Meaning of Usury The following is an old definition of Usury [1]: Originally, a premium or reward for the use of money, a commodity or other thing. Taking more than the lawful rate of inter- est for the loan or forbearance of money. The taking of [...]

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: US.



Utilities

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

Categories: su1 and U. Tags: Short Read and UT.



Utter

Concept of Utter Traditional meaning of utter [1] in the Saxon law history: Outer. Utter barristers: the outer barristers, not Queen's counsel or sergeants; without the bar. Note: For more information on Saxon Law history, see here.[rtbs name="saxon-law"] Resources Notes and References [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, su1, and U. Tags: Short Read and UT.