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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.



V

Concept of V Traditional meaning of v [1] in the English common law history: For vide, I.; see; and versus, against. V. C: Vice-Chancellor. V. R.: for Victoria regina, I.: Victoria, Queen. [rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Based on A concise law dictionary of [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, P, su1, T, and V. Tags: PR, Short Read, TE, and VA.



Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession Defined Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with vacant possession defined may be: NYK Logistics (UK) Ltd v Ibrend Estates BV Year of the above case: 2011

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Real Estate, Short Read, and VA.



Vacation

Meaning of Vacation The following is an old definition of Vacation [1]: The interval between two successive terms of a court. Dming this period orders signed by a judge are said to be issued at chambers, q. u. In this country all courts have terms and vacations. The time of the commencement of [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: VA.



Vaccination

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

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Short Read and VA.



Vagrants

History of Vagrants The following concept of Vagrants may be usefull here:Able-bodied people who were unemployed (generally without a master). Vagrancy Acts were passed to control the unemployed. Vagrants could face criminal charges, and be pressed into military service or transported to the [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: History, Local Government Board, Long Read, Poor Law Board, Poor Law Commissioners, Poor Laws, Revolution of 1834, and VA.



Value

U-value in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of U-value in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: (or thermal transmittance co-efficient) is a measure of how much heat will pass through one square metre of a structure when the temperatures on either side of the structure [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, Short Read, and VA.



VAT Tribunals for Northern Ireland

VAT Tribunals for Northern Ireland in North Ireland This Tribunal deals with appeals on decisions of HM Customs and Excise on VAT, including penalties for tax evasion and assessment of tax etc. Policy responsibility for its work rests with the London office of the Tribunal. Additional [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: North Ireland, Short Read, and VA.



Vehicle

Open sided car park in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Open sided car park in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: open sided car parks and parking garages, designed to admit or accommodate only passenger or light goods vehicles not exceeding 2500 kilograms gross mass. [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, Short Read, and VE.



Verdict

Verdict Meaning Verdict in Scottish Law The decision reached at the end of a trial Definition of Verdict The trial judge, when explaining what is required of the jury, will direct them that a unanimous decision is needed.

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, Scotland , Short Read, and VE.



Versailles Treaty

Summary of VERSAILLES TREATY: (1919) In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Occurred in Paris after World War I. Attended by 27 nations - not Russia because of the Revolution - Germany not invited. Dominated by the Big Four - Clemenceau (France), Wilson [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legal history, Treaties, and VE.



Veterans

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

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Short Read and VE.



Vic Feather

Vic Feather History Trade union official who became General Secretary of the TUC 1969-73. Led the union fight against the Heath government's Industrial Relations Act 1971. His blunt Yorkshire manner made him something of a public celebrity. President of the European Trade Union [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: British History, Short Read, and VI.



Viceroy

Viceroy History A ruler exercising authority on behalf of a sovereign in a colony or province, such as the Viceroy of India acting as a representative of the government in Westminster.

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: British History, Short Read, and VI.



Victim

Victim Information and Advice Meaning Victim in Scottish Law TheCOPFSservice that offers assistance to some victims and witnesses. Definition of Victim A victim is defined as a person who has complained of the commission of an offence against themselves or their property.

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, Scotland , Short Read, and VI.



Victim statement

Victim statement Meaning Victim statement in Scottish Law A written statement that allows victims or, in some cases, their relatives to tell the court how the crime affected them.

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Scotland , Short Read, and VI.



Victimisation

Victimisation in the Context of Equality Law The meaning of Victimisation, published by the Equality and Diversity Forum (a United Kindom network of equality and human rights organisations), is the following: means treating a person badly because they have made or supported a complaint about [...]

Categories: Constitutional Law, International Law, su1, and V. Tags: Discrimination, Discrimination Law, Equality Law, Human rights, Short Read, and VI.



Video Conferencing

Video Conferencing in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]In appropriate cases, particularly where there are important matters in dispute and the parties’ representatives are a long distance from one another and/or the court, the [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: VI.



Video Link

Video link in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]If any witness (whose witness statement has been served and who is required to give oral evidence) is located outside England and Wales or would find a journey to court inconvenient [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: VI.



Violence Among Women

‘Ladies Shouldn’t Act Like That!’: Policing Violence Among Young Women Suzanne Young, from the University of Glasgow, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Crime and Society," under the title "‘Ladies Shouldn’t Act Like [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, su1, V, and Y. Tags: VI.



Violent Profits

Scottish Law: Violent Profits in the Past The gains made by a tenant (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) holding over, are so called. Ersk. Inst. R. 2, tit. 6, s. 54. [1][rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about [...]

Categories: H, I, su1, T, and V. Tags: HO, HU, ID, IG, IN, Pleading, Short Read, TO, and VI.



Virtual Assignment

Virtual Assignment Defined Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with virtual assignment defined may be: Clarence House Ltd v National Westminster Bank plc Year of the above case: 2010

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Real Estate, Short Read, and VI.



Visit

Court familiarisation visit Meaning Visit in Scottish Law A visit arranged in advance of a trial to help witnesses become more familiar with the courtroom. Concept of Visit The following is an old definition of Visit [1], a term which has several meanings:1. In international law, the right of [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Scotland and VI.



Voidable Contract

Voidable 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, Voidable Contract may have the following meaning: A contract that, though valid when made, is [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Contracts, Short Read, and VO.



Volenti Non Fit Injuria

Definition of Volenti Non Fit Injuria Assumption of risk - the defence to a tort claim if what has happened to the plaintiff is something he should have reasonably expected. Volenti non fit injuria in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Volenti non fit injuria from the University of Kent: [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legal Latin Words, Legal Practice Terms, and VO.



Voluntary Organisations

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

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Short Read and VO.



Vote Bundle

Vote Bundle Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Vote Bundle is the hard-copy set of daily Commons business papers that is distributed to Members of the Parliament by the Vote Office. It includes: the agenda for that day, the minutes of the previous day's sitting, any new motions, [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and VO.



Vote of Confidence

Vote of confidence Meaning in Politics Description of Vote of confidence published by Mona Chalabi: Votes of confidence in a government's ability to govern are pretty rare, but it's quite possible that another one would happen after this election, especially if there's a minority [...]

Categories: Political Science, su1, and V. Tags: Short Read and VO.



Votes and Proceedings

Votes and Proceedings Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Votes and Proceedings is the official record of each sitting day in the Commons. It lists the events and decisions of the day including the results of any divisions, any papers presented or committees appointed. At the end of the [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: Legislative Law, Short Read, and VO.



Vulnerability To Burglary

Relative Vulnerability to Burglary and the Crime Drop in England and Wales Andromachi Tseloni, from the Nottingham Trent University, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Crime and Society," under the title "Relative [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, G, L, R, S, su1, and V. Tags: GO, LA, LE, RE, SO, ST, and VU.