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Justices of the Peace in United Kingdom

Justices Of The Peace History

Judicial officers appointed to keep the peace. Appointed from ordinary citizens, they dispense summary justice dealing with less-important cases of common law, and deal with local administrative applications (such as licensing laws).

Definition of Justices of The Peace

Alternatively known as magistrates.

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  • Article Name: Justices of the Peace
  • Author: Asa Briggs
  • Description: Justices Of The Peace History Judicial officers appointed to keep the peace. Appointed from ordinary citizens, they [...]

This entry was last updated: October 22, 2015


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