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Exchequer Chamber

English Law: Exchequer Chamber in the Past

A court erected by statute 31 Ed. III. c. 12, to decide causes upon writs of error from the common law side of the court of exchequer. 3 Bl. Com. 55. Another court of exchequer chamber was created by the stat. 27 El. c. 8, consisting of the justices of the common bench and the barons of the exchequer. It has authority to examine by writ of err6r the proceedings of the king’s bench, not so generally as that erected by the statute of Edw. III., but in certain enumerated actions. [1]


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

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  • Article Name: Exchequer Chamber
  • Author: Lacey Burns
  • Description: English Law: Exchequer Chamber in the Past A court erected by statute 31 Ed. III. c. 12, to decide causes upon writs of [...]

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