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Accumulation

Definition of Accumulation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accumulation : The continual addition of the income of a fund to the capital, so that the fund grows indefinitely. Before the Accumulation Act 1800 accumulation was permitted for the length of [...]

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Acknowledgment

Definition of Acknowledgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acknowledgment : 1. The admission that a debt is due or a claim exists. Under the Limitation Act 1980, a written acknowledgment by a debtor or his agent causes the debt to be treated as if it [...]

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Act of Parliament

Act of Parliament in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. Act of parliament is the term applied to an act, wherein the three constituent parts of the sovereign power in this realm, king, [...]

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Adjournment

Definition of Adjournment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Adjournment :(in court procedure) The postponement or suspension of the hearing of a case until a future date. The hearing may be adjourned to a fixed date or sine die (without day), i.e. for [...]

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Administration

Definition of Administration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Administration : 1. The collection of assets, payment of debts, and distribution to the beneficiaries of property in the estate of a deceased person See also grant of representation 2. The [...]

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Agricultural Policy

Resources See Also Further Reading Common Agricultural Policy in the Encyclopedia of Britain Common Agricultural Policy in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Common Agricultural Policy in the Halsbury's Laws of England Common Agricultural Policy in the Stroud's Judicial [...]

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Anglicanism

In the Sixteenth Century Anglicanism is the name frequently applied to that form of Protestantism which stamped the state church in England in the sixteenth century and which is now represented by the Episcopal Church in the United States as well as by the established Church of England. The [...]

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Anglo Saxon

This issue under the Ruling of the Anglo Saxons et seq Royal Charters and Writs of Proclamation Anglo Saxon and Medieval Law Anglo Saxon and Legal History Legal Materials (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Birch, Walter de Gray, ed. and trans. The Historical [...]

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Architecture

Compartment floor in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Compartment floor in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: a floor with the fire resistance required to ensure compartmentation. Sub-compartment in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Sub-compartment in the [...]

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Barrister

Definition of Barrister A lawyer who is entitled to represent clients in all of the courts. In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Barrister : A legal practitioner admitted to plead at the Bar. A barrister must be a member of one of the four Inns of [...]

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Certificates

Definition of Charge Certificate In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Charge Certificate : A certificate issued by the Land Registry to a legal mortgagee of registered land as evidence of his title. It will only be issued if the *land certificate is [...]

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Chancellor

History The chancellor in England In England the office of chancellor dates back to the reign of Edward the Confessor, the first English king to use the Norman practice of sealing instead of signing documents; and from the Norman Conquest onwards the succession of chancellors is [...]

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Change of Power

Change of Power in the English System History One of the most difficult problems of government is how to provide for the devolution of political power, and perhaps no other question is so generally and justly applied as the test of a working constitution. If the transmission works smoothly, [...]

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Citations

Citation Of British Cases Generally speaking, the form of citation for British cases is the same as that for Canadian cases. You should follow the rules set down in Rule 4.15 of the McGill Guide (4th ed.) for citing British cases, keeping the following points in mind: When giving the [...]

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Copyright

Definition of Copyright In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Copyright : The exclusive right to reproduce or authorize others to reproduce artistic, dramatic, literary, or musical works. It is conferred by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, which [...]

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County

Definition of County In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of County : A first-tier *local government area in England (outside Greater London) or Wales. The Local Government Act 1972 created 45 counties for England and 8 for Wales, dividing the former into [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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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Diseases

History Infectious diseases The Public Health Acts contain important provisions relating to infectious disease. Any person who knows he is suffering from an infectious disease must not carry on any trade or business unless he can do so without risk of spreading the disease. Local [...]

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Distress

Definition of Distress In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Distress : The seizure of goods as security for the performance of an obligation. The two principal situations covered by the remedy of distress are: between landlord and tenant when the [...]

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Divisions

Divisions Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Divisions are used for counting those in favour or against a motion when there is a vote in the House of Commons or the House of Lords. The House literally divides, with members choosing to file through one of two lobbies on either side of the [...]

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E-petitions

Introduction In the summer of 2011, the UK Government introduced a new website for registering e-petitions. Issues raised in e-petitions can reach the Backbench Business Committee of the Parliament. E-petitions are an easy, personal way for you to influence government and Parliament in the [...]

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Imperial Glory

Imperial Preference History System of trading deals where colonies and dominions have lower rates of import tariffs than other countries, stimulating trade within an Empire. Briefly popular in England in the 1900s and implemented in the Ottawa Agreement of 1932. An attempt to beat the Great [...]

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Legislative Process

History of the Legislative Process in Great Britain The development of the legislative process began during the late Middle Ages. During the early days of the British Parliament, requests by the Commons in relation to legislation were submitted to the King in the form of petitions.[1] When [...]

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