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Data

Diversity data in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body, publishes a bulletin of Official Statistics, covering the diversity profile of selection exercises twice a year. The period 1 April 2014 to 30 [...]

Categories: Business Law, D, Intellectual Property, Judiciary, and su1. Tags: Cyber Law, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, DI, and Intellectual Property Law.



Dictum

Definition of Dictum In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dictum : (Latin: a saying) An observation by a judge with respect to a point of law arising in a case before him. See also obiter dictum. Dictum in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Dictum from [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI, Legal Latin Words, and Short Read.



Diet

Diet Meaning Diet in Scottish Law The date for a case, for instance, to hear a plea of guilty or not guilty, at an intermediate stage or for a trial.

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI, Scotland , and Short Read.



Dignities

English Law: Dignities in the Past English law. Titles of honor. Developments They are considered as incorporeal hereditaments. Details The genius of our government (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) forbids their admission into the republic. [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, D, and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Dilapidation

Definition of Dilapidation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dilapidation : A state of disrepair. The term is usually used in relation to repairs required at the end of a lease or tenancy. Dilapidation at End of Lease Case Law A selected English Real [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Dilatory Motion

Dilatory motion Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A dilatory motion interrupts the business under discussion and can only be introduced by the Member who is speaking. The motion (proposal) normally follows the style 'that this House do now adjourn' and is moved (introduced) to [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI, Legislative Law, and Short Read.



Direct Evidence

Definition of Direct Evidence In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Direct Evidence : (original evidence) 1. A statement made by a witness in court offered as proof of the truth of any fact stated by him. Compare hearsay evidence. 2. A statement of a witness [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Direct Examination

Definition of Direct Examination In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Direct Examination : (examination-in-chief, direct examination) The questioning of a witness by the party who called him to give evidence. Leading questions (*leading question) may not be [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Direct Labour Organization

Definition of Direct Labour Organization In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Direct Labour Organization : A local government division, staffed by local government employees, that submits bids for services in competition with private-sector companies when [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Direction to Jury

Definition of Direction To Jury In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Direction To Jury : The duty of a judge to instruct a jury on a point of law (e.g. the definition of the crime charged or the nature and scope of possible defences). Failure to carry out [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Director General of Fair Trading

Definition of Director General of Fair Trading In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Director General of Fair Trading : The head of the Office of Fair Trading, who is appointed for a five-year term by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. He is [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Director of Public Prosecutions

Definition of Director of Public Prosecutions In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Director of Public Prosecutions : (Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP) The head of the *Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), who must be a lawyer of at least ten years' [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Director of Public Prosecutions (England And Wales)

Resources See Also Further Reading Director of Public Prosecutions (England And Wales) in the Encyclopedia of Britain Director of Public Prosecutions (England And Wales) in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Director of Public Prosecutions (England And Wales) in the Halsbury's Laws [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Directors

Formalities of Company Directorship Refine your research by picking one of the following subsections: How many directors? How are directors appointed? Are there any age restrictions? For how long do directors hold office? How may a directorship be terminated? What are the notification [...]

Categories: Business Law, D, and su1. Tags: Corporate Form, DI, and Directors.



Disability

Concept Disability, a term meaning, in general, want of ability, and used in law to denote an incapacity in certain persons or classes of persons for the full enjoyment of duties or privileges, which, but for their disqualification, would be open to them; hence, legal disqualification. Thus, [...]

Categories: D, Judiciary, and su1. Tags: DI, Health Care, and North Ireland.



Disability Living Allowance

Definition of Disability Living Allowance In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disability Living Allowance : A tax-free benefit payable to those under 65 who have had a disability requiring help for at least three months and are likely to need such help for [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Disabled People

Disabled people in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Disabled people in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: persons with a physical, hearing or sight impairment which affects their mobility or their use of buildings.

Categories: D and su1. Tags: Buildings, DI, Real Estate, and Short Read.



Disabled Person

Definition of Disabled Person In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disabled Person : Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, a person who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term effect on his abilities to carry out [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Disabling Statute

Definition of Disabling Statute In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disabling Statute : A statute that disqualifies a person or persons of a specified class from exercising a legal right or freedom that he or they would otherwise enjoy.

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Disbar

Definition of Disbar In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disbar : To expel a barrister from his Inn of Court. The sentence of disbarment is pronounced by the *Benchers of the barrister's Inn, subject to a right of appeal to the judges who act as [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Discharge

Definition of Discharge In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Discharge : Release from an obligation, debt, or liability, particularly the following. 1. Discharge of contract (see here the entry about this topic). 2. The release of a debtor from all [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, D, Legislation, and su1. Tags: DI and Legal Practice Terms.



Discharge of Contract

Definition of Discharge of Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Discharge of Contract : The termination of a contractual obligation. Discharge may take place by: (1) *performance of contract; (2) express agreement, which may involve either [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: Book Contract Law and DI.



Disclaimer

Definition of Disclaimer In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disclaimer : The refusal or renunciation of a right, claim, or property. A beneficiary under a will that leaves him both a burdensome and a beneficial gift (e.g. a racehorse that never wins [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Disclosure In General

Disclosure in General in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]Civil Procedure Rules 31.5 now provides a menu of different disclosure options, of which standard disclosure is but one. What order is for disclosure is appropriate will [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Disclosure of Documents

Definition of Disclosure And Inspection of Documents In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disclosure And Inspection of Documents : (in court proceedings) Disclosure by a party to civil litigation of the *documents in his possession, custody, or power [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Disclosure of Information

Definition of Disclosure of Information In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disclosure of Information : 1. (in employment law) The communication by an employer to employees and their trade-union representatives of information relevant to *collective [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Disclosure of Interest

Definition of Disclosure of Interest In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Disclosure of Interest : The duty of local authority members to disclose (at the time or by prior notice to the authority) any pecuniary interest they or their spouses have in any [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.



Discontinuance

Meaning of Discontinuance The following is an old definition of Discontinuance [1]: The cessation of an action or an estate. 1. (1) A chasm or gap left by neglecting to enter a continuance in an action. When a plaintiff fails to follow up his case and leaves a chasm in the proceedings by his [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Discovery

History Discovery, in law, the revealing or disclosing of any matter. The English common law courts were originally unable to compel a litigant before a trial to disclose the facts and documents on which he relied. In equity, however, a different rule prevailed, there being an absolute right [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI.



Discretionary Area of Judgment

Definition of Discretionary Area of Judgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Discretionary Area of Judgment : A concept used in some cases in the domestic courts when reviewing decisions of public authorities under the *European Convention on Human [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI and Short Read.