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Accident Compensation Appeal Authority

The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority Name The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Aldershot Court-Martial Centre

The Aldershot Court-Martial Centre Name The Aldershot Court-Martial Centre is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Aldershot [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AL, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Assizes

Assizes History Courts sitting at regular intervals in each county of England and Wales to administer the civil and criminal law. In 1972 the civil jurisdiction of assizes was moved to the High Court and the criminal jurisdiction to the Crown Court. As early as 1179, This issue under the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AS, Assizes, British History, Courts, Itinerant Courts, Legal history, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, and Royal Courts.



Asylum And Immigration Tribunal

The Asylum and Immigration Tribunal Name The Asylum and Immigration Tribunal is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Asylum and [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AS, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Canterbury Appeal Tribunal

The Canterbury Appeal Tribunal Name The Canterbury Appeal Tribunal is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Canterbury Appeal Tribunal [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CA, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Care Standards Tribunal

The Care Standards Tribunal Name The Care Standards Tribunal is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Care Standards Tribunal in the [...]

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Central Office

Definition of Central Office In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Central Office : The administrative organization of the *Supreme Court of Judicature in London, from which claim forms are issued. Its business is superintended by the Queen's Bench [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CE, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Certification Office

The Certification Office Name The Certification Office is the standarized name of one of the UK Tribunals and Government Offices (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Certification Office in the UK). [rtbs [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CE, Courts, Short Read, and Tribunals.



Constitutional Law Milestone Cases

A & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department (BAILII: [2005] UKHL 71 ) [2005] 3 WLR 1249  A v Secretary of State for the Home Department (BAILII: [2004] UKHL 56 ) [2005] 2 AC 68, [2005] 2 WLR 87  Abbassy v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (BAILII: [...]

Categories: C, Cases, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, and Long Read.



County Court

County Cour Definition of County Court County courts deal with civil cases and do not have jurisdiction to hear criminal cases. In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of County Court : Any of the civil courts forming a system covering all of England and [...]

Categories: C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: Civil Jurisdiction, CO, Courts, Featured, Financial Law, Legal Practice Terms, Long Read, Mortgages, North Ireland, and Wales.



Court Baron

Court Baron, an English manorial court dating from the middle ages and still in existence. It was laid down by Coke that a manor had two courts, “the first by the common law, and is called a court baron,” the freeholders (“barons”) being its suitors; the other a customary court for the [...]

Categories: su1 and Uncategorized. Tags: British History and Courts.



Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes

The Constitution of the Court The new court (see history of divorce in Britain and the Act of 1857 and its modification), termed “The Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes,” was constituted by the lord chancellor, the chiefs and the senior puisne judges of the three courts of common law, [...]

Categories: C, Family law, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Divorce, and Featured.



Court Martial

Definition of Court Martial In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court Martial : A court convened within the armed forces to try offences against *service law. It consists of a number of serving officers, who sit without a jury and are advised on points [...]

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Court of Arches

Definition of Court of Arches In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Arches : The ecclesiastical court of appeal from the consistory court (See ecclesiastical courts), which has the jurisdiction of the former provincial Court of Archbishop of [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Ecclesiastical Law, and Religious.



Court of Chancery

Definition of Court of Chancery In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Chancery : The original court of *equity, presided over by the *Lord Chancellor. By the Judicature Acts 1873-75 its jurisdiction was merged into that of the High Court, of which [...]

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Court of Chivalry

Definition of Court of Chivalry In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Chivalry : An ancient feudal court having jurisdiction over questions relating to armorial bearings and questions of precedence. It is not a *court of record.

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Court of Criminal Appeal

Definition of Court of Criminal Appeal In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Criminal Appeal : A court created by the Criminal Appeal Act 1907 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the *Court for Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved. [...]

Categories: C, Criminal law, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Courts of Appeal, Criminal Law, and Short Read.



Court Of Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland)

The Court of Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Name The Court of Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) is the standarized name of one of the UK Historic Courts (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Court of [...]

Categories: C, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Courts of Appeal, Short Read, and Wales.



Court Of Exchequer Chamber

The Court of Exchequer Chamber Name The Court of Exchequer Chamber is the standarized name of one of the UK Historic Courts (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Court of Exchequer Chamber in the UK court [...]

Categories: C, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Courts of Appeal, Ecclesiastical Courts, and Short Read.



Court of First Instance

Definition of Court of First Instance In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of First Instance : 1. A court in which any proceedings are initiated. 2. Loosely, a court in which a case is tried, as opposed to any court in which it may be heard on appeal.

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Court of High Commission

Introduction to Court of High Commission Court of High Commission, court established in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to enforce the views of the government in church matters. By the Act of Supremacy of 1559, an ecclesiastical commission was established to deal with all crimes [...]

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Court of Last Resort

Definition of Court of Last Resort In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Last Resort : A court from which no appeal (or no further appeal) lies. In English law the *House of Lords is usually the court of last resort (although some cases may be [...]

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Court of Probate

Definition of Court of Probate In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Probate : A court created in 1857 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the ecclesiastical courts in relation to the granting of probate and letters of [...]

Categories: C, Civil Law, Northern Ireland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, Estate Law, Estate Planning, Estates, Probate, Short Read, and Wills.



Court of Record

Definition of Court of Record In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Record : A court whose acts and judicial proceedings are permanently maintained and recorded. In modern practice the principal significance of such courts is that they have the [...]

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Court of St James

Court of St James's The official name of the royal court of Britain, because St James's Palace was the main royal residence in London during the 18C, when -in accordance to Bamber Gascoigne´ Encyclopedia of Britain about “Court of St James's”- the phrase was established. Diplomats from [...]

Categories: C, Historical, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, and Short Read.



Court of Star Chamber

Introduction to Court of Star Chamber Court of Star Chamber, in English history, court controlled by the monarch and so called because it originally sat in the royal palace of Westminster in a room that had stars painted on the ceiling. The court was created in 1487, when King Henry VII forced [...]

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Courts

Introduction to Courts Courts in the United Kingdom, judicial institutions charged with resolving disputes in law, either between citizens, or between citizens and government organs. There are three legal systems in the United Kingdom: one for England and Wales, one for Scotland, and one [...]

Categories: C, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and su1. Tags: CO, Courts, and Long Read.