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Court of Exchequer in United Kingdom

Definition of Court of Exchequer

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Exchequer : One of the three courts of *common law into which the curia regis was divided (the others being the *Court of Queen’s Bench and the *Court of Common Pleas) whose jurisdiction was merged into that of the High Court by the Judicature Acts 1873-75. It became the Exchequer Division, which in 1880 merged into the *Queen’s Bench Division. The judges of the Exchequer were known as Barons.

English Law: Court of Exchequer in the Past

A court of record anciently established for the trial of all matters about the revenue of the crown. Bac. Ab. h. t. [1]


Notes and References

  1. Partialy, this information about court of exchequer is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including court of exchequer.

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  • Article Name: Court of Exchequer
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Court of Exchequer In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of [...]

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