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Access

Definition of Access In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access : Formerly. the opportunity to visit a child that was granted (at the discretion of the court) to its parent when the other parent had the care and control of the child after divorce or when a [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Buildings, North Ireland, and Real Estate.



Act

Definition of Act In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Act : (advance corporation tax, ACT) A form of *corporation tax payable by a company on its qualifying distributions from April 1973 until April 1999, when it was abolished. Definition of Act This is [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Appeal Tribunals for Northern Ireland

Appeal Tribunals for Northern Ireland in North Ireland The Appeal Tribunals deal with appeals against decisions of officers of the Social Security Agency and the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Division of the Department for Social Development, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AP, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Appeals Service

Appeals Service in North Ireland The Appeals Service Northern Ireland ((TAS(NI)) is an organisation which provides administrative support to the independent tribunals set up by legislation to hear appeals against decisions made by the Decision Makers in the: • Social Security Agency; [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AP, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Applicant

Definition of Applicant In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Applicant : A person who applies for something, especially court relief. Applicant in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England A person who has applied for a selection exercise (whether [...]

Categories: A, Judiciary, and su1. Tags: AP, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Assembly

Assembly in North Ireland The Northern Ireland Assembly is the devolved government of Northern Ireland. It is responsible for making and enacting laws on transferred matters in Northern Ireland. The Assembly sits at Parliament Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast. Members (MLAs) meet to debate [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AS, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Assembly Questions

Assembly Questions in North Ireland A Member of the Assembly can ask questions of a member of the Executive Committee, or of the Assembly Commission, which is the corporate body of the Assembly. Questions provide an opportunity for Members to hold Ministers to account and to enquire into [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AS, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Bar

The Bar Definition of Bar In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bar : 1. A legal impediment. 2. An imaginary barrier in a court of law. Only Queen's Counsel, officers of the court, and litigants in person are allowed between the bar and the *bench [...]

Categories: B, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Law Practice, Legislation, Procedures, and su1. Tags: BA, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Solicitor.



Bar Council of Northern Ireland

Bar Council of Northern Ireland in North Ireland This is the professional body representing barristers in Northern Ireland. It is located at 91 Chichester Street, Belfast. Among other things it seeks to maintain the honour and independence of the Bar as part of the legal system.

Categories: B and su1. Tags: BA, North Ireland, and Short Read.



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 [...]

Categories: B, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Legal Practice, and su1. Tags: BA, Featured, Legal Practice Terms, Long Read, and North Ireland.



Bench

Definition of Bench In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bench : 1. Literally, the seat of a judge in court. The bench is usually in an elevated position at one side of the court room facing the seats of counsel and solicitors. 2. A group of judges or [...]

Categories: B, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: BE and North Ireland.



Benchmarking

Benchmarking in North Ireland Benchmarking provides a snapshot of performance and helps you understand where you are in relation to a particular standard. It is based on a comparative methodology i.e. comparing one organisation's performance against another over a specific time frame.

Categories: B and su1. Tags: BE, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Booklet

Applicant Information Booklet in North Ireland An information booklet is issued for each vacancy. It aims to provide applicants with a better understanding of the nature of the judicial office being advertised, our assessment and selection process, and access to guidance on how to make an [...]

Categories: B and su1. Tags: BO, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Care Tribunal for Northern Ireland

Care Tribunal for Northern Ireland in North Ireland The Care Tribunal for Northern Ireland hears appeals relating to the regulation of residential care homes, nursing homes, children's homes, nursing agencies and independent health care providers and other care services; decisions [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CA, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Case Law

Definition of Case Law In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Case Law : The body of law set out in judicial decisions, as distinct from *statute law. See also precedent. Definition of Case Law This is the process whereby the past decisions of judges create [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CA, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Civil Court

Definition of Civil Court In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Civil Court : A court exercising jurisdiction over civil rather than criminal cases. In England the principal civil courts of first instance (*court of first instance) are the *county courts and [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CI, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Compensation Agency for Northern Ireland

Compensation Agency for Northern Ireland in North Ireland The Compensation Agency was established in April 1992 to support the victims of violent crime by providing compensation to those who sustain loss as a result of actions taken under emergency provisions legislation. It carries out this [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Competence

Definition of Competence In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Competence : (of witnesses) The legal capacity of a person to be a *witness. Since the abolition in the 19th century of certain ancient grounds of incompetence, every person of sound mind and [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO and North Ireland.



Competency

Definition of Fraser Guidelines And Gillick Competency the fraser guidelines apply specifically to contraceptive advice to children under 16. Competency (competencies plural) in North Ireland Usually describes how potential applicants approach a job, role or task and how it is undertaken. [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Coroner

Definition of Coroner In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Coroner : An officer of the Crown whose principal function is to investigate deaths suspected of being violent or unnatural. He will do this either by ordering an *autopsy or conducting an *inquest. [...]

Categories: C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, and su1. Tags: CO and North Ireland.



Counsel

Definition of Counsel In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Counsel : A barrister, barristers collectively, or anyone advising and representing litigants. Counsel Meaning Counsel in Scottish Law Advocates who act for the prosecution and the defence. Counsel [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CO, Councils, North Ireland, Scotland , and Short 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.



Crown

Definition of Crown In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Crown : The office (a *corporation sole) in which supreme power in the UK is legally vested. The person filling it at any given time is referred to as the sovereign (a king or queen: See also Queen). [...]

Categories: C and su1. Tags: CR, Crown, and North Ireland.



Crown Court

Definition of Crown Court In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Crown Court : A court created by the Courts Act 1971 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by *assizes and *quarter sessions, which were abolished by the same Act. It is part of the [...]

Categories: C, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and su1. Tags: Courts, CR, Crown, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Wales.



Department of Constitutional Affairs

Department of Constitutional Affairs (England & Wales) in North Ireland The Department was formerly responsible for running the courts and improving the justice system, human rights and information rights law, and law and policy on running elections and modernising the constitution. The [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DE, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Department of Justice

Department of Justice (DoJ) in North Ireland The DoJ was established on 12 April 2010. It is a Northern Ireland government department in the Northern Ireland Executive. It is responsible for the following executive agencies: Compensation Agency for Northern Ireland; Forensic Science Northern [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DE, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Devolution

Definition of Devolution In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Devolution : 1. The delegation by the central government to a regional authority of legislative or executive functions (or both) relating to domestic issues within the regio The word is most [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DE, Legislative Law, and North Ireland.



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.



District Judges

District Judges in North Ireland In civil proceedings, many cases in which the sum involved does not exceed £2000 will be dealt with by a District Judge by way of arbitration, called the small claims procedure. This is primarily designed to resolve simple consumer disputes bases on a default [...]

Categories: D and su1. Tags: DI, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Diversity

Diversity in relation with the Courts and Tribunals in England The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body, has a statutory diversity duty. Under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (CRA), the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a non-departmental public body, [...]

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



Eligibility

Eligibility in North Ireland This is the criteria that applicants must meet to be allowed to compete for the role under recruitment. On most occasions there are statutory requirements such as number of years standing for legal posts and specific nationality requirements.

Categories: E and su1. Tags: EL, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Equality

Equality in North Ireland Equality is an alternative term for 'Equal Opportunities'. It is based on the legal obligation to comply with anti-discrimination legislation. Equality protects people from being discriminated against on the grounds of group membership i.e. sex, race, [...]

Categories: E, Judiciary, and su1. Tags: EQ and North Ireland.



Family Proceedings Court

Family Proceedings Court in North Ireland Before 1996 the Juvenile Court dealt with nearly all matters concerning children and young persons. The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 stipulated that when dealing with the care of children, the court should be known as a Family Proceedings Court

Categories: F and su1. Tags: FA, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests in North Ireland The Freedom of Information Act came into force on 1 January 2005. It gives you the right to ask any public body for all the information it has on any subject you choose. On receiving your information request, public authorities must [...]

Categories: F and su1. Tags: FR and North Ireland.



Hearing

Definition of Hearing In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Hearing : The trial of a case before a court. Hearings are usually in public but the public may be barred from the court in certain circumstances (See in camera). Hearing Meaning Hearing in Scottish [...]

Categories: H and su1. Tags: HE, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, Scotland , and Short Read.



High Court

Definition of High Court The high court has the power to deal with any civil case. High Court in North Ireland A civil court consisting of three divisions: Queen's Bench - which deals with civil disputes including breach of contract, personal injuries, commercial and building cases, libel [...]

Categories: H and su1. Tags: HI, Legal Practice Terms, North Ireland, and Short Read.



Industrial Tribunals

Industrial Tribunals in North Ireland Industrial Tribunals are independent judicial bodies in Northern Ireland that hear and determine claims to do with employment matters. The Office of the Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET) is staffed by personnel responsible for [...]

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