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Road

Road in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Road in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: has the same meaning as in the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c54) except that it also includes any drain or ditch at the side of a road.

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, RO, and Short Read.



Roads

History The system of road-building by private enterprise, the undertakers being rewarded by tolls levied from vehicles, persons or animals using the roads, was established in England in 1663, when an act of Charles II. authorized the taking of such tolls at “turnpikes” in Hertfordshire and [...]

Categories: Administrative Law, R, and su1. Tags: RO and Transport.



Robbery

This section offers a description about Robbery in the study of crimes in the English law. Definition of Robbery The offence of robbery is defined under the theft act 1968 section 8. Meaning of Robbery The following is an old definition of Robbery [1]: Open and violent larceny from the person; [...]

Categories: Criminal law, R, and su1. Tags: Crimes, Legal Practice Terms, and RO.



Robert Anthony Eden

History of the Robert Anthony Eden (1897-1977), later 1st Lord Avon The following commentary about Robert Anthony Eden (1897-1977), later 1st Lord Avon in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British politician. Prime Minister 1955-57. Served in the First World [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: History, RO, and Short Read.



Robert Carr

Robert Carr History Conservative MP, and Secretary of State for Employment in Edward Heath's 1970 government, introducing the Industrial Relations Act 1971, which limited strike action and ended union 'closed shop' agreements. He became Home Secretary between 1972-1974, before [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, RO, and Short Read.



Robert Cecil

History of the Lord Robert Cecil (1864-1958), later Lord Cecil of Chelwood The following commentary about Lord Robert Cecil (1864-1958), later Lord Cecil of Chelwood in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British politician and peace campaigner. Third son of the [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: History, RO, and Short Read.



Robert Vansittart

Sir Robert Vansittart History A diplomat and uncompromising opponent of Nazism. A strong advocate of rearmament, believing Hitler was exploiting fears of a 'Bolshevik menace' as a cover for expansion in Central and Southern Europe. Favoured redirecting Germany's land hunger towards [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, RO, and Short Read.



Roll

Concept of Roll The following is an old definition of Roll [1], a term which has several meanings:1. A sheet of parchment on which proceedings were entered. A schedule of parchment, which may be rolled up like a pipe or tube, sheet to sheet, or so tacked together that the whole length might be [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: RO.



Roman Law

Meaning of Roman Law The following is an old definition of Roman Law [1]: The common law of England has been largely influenced by the RonJan law, in several respects: 1. Through the ecclesiastical courts, their canon law being founded on the Roman law. 2. Through the court of chancery, all [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: RO.



Room

Room in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Meaning of Room in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: any enclosed part of a storey intended for human occupation or, where no part of any such storey is so enclosed, the whole of that storey, but excepting in either case any part used [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Buildings, Real Estate, RO, and Short Read.



Rosslyn Wemyss

Vice Admiral Sir Rosslyn Wemyss History Served in active naval command posts in the Mediterranean and Egypt in the First World War, he was appointed Second Sea Lord in 1917, becoming First Sea Lord after Jellicoe's dismissal later that year. He represented the United Kingdom at the [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, RO, and Short Read.



Roup

Concept of Roup Traditional meaning of roup [1] in scots law: An auction; a sale by auction. [rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, "Roup", Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, R, and su1. Tags: RO and Short Read.



Rowland Prothero

Rowland Prothero History A British administrator, author and politician with a particular interest in agriculture. Elected as Conservative MP in 1914, he held office as President of the Board of Agriculture between 1916-1919, introducing a guaranteed price for wheat. Appointed a Privy [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Biographies, British History, RO, and Short Read.



Roy Hattersley

Roy Hattersley in the History Roy Hattersley came second in the 1983 leadership election despite having the majority of the cabinet behind him, as the PLP and unions favoured Kinnock. Many saw the partnership of Kinnock and Hattersley as a dream pairing due to their aptitude as politicians and [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: British History, RO, and Short Read.



Royal Assent

Definition of Royal Assent This is the final stage where the monarch formally gives approval to the bill and it is at this stage that it becomes an act of parliament. Royal Assent Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament Royal Assent is the Monarch's agreement that is required to make a Bill [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Legal Practice Terms, Legislative Law, RO, and Short Read.



Royal Charters

Full Text Charters and Full Text Proclamations Royal Charters and Medieval Law Royal Charters and Legal History Legal Materials in relation to Henry II (Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) James, Henry, Thomas D. Hardy, and William B. Sanders , eds. Facsimiles of [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Full Text Charters, Full Text Proclamations, Legal history, Medieval Administrative Law, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, Records of State, RO, Royal Charters, Royal Proclamations, and Writs.



Royal Commission

Royal Commission History A major government public enquiry into a matter of great importance or controversy. Restricted only by its own specific 'terms of reference', it involves research and consultation, both with experts and the public. Results are published and recommendations are [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: British History, RO, and Short Read.



Royal Courts

History of Royal Courts Origins and Henry II Originally, the King’s Court had been merely one among many feudal courts—differing in degree rather than in kind from those of the great earls or barons. The King, as feudal lord, dispensed justice among his tenants, just as any baron or [...]

Categories: Historical, R, and su1. Tags: Legal history, Magna Carta, Medieval Case Law, Medieval Courts, Medieval Law, Medieval Legal Documents, Medieval Legal Materials, RO, and Royal Courts.



Royal Irish Constabulary

Royal Irish Constabulary History One of Ireland's two police forces in the early 20th century, alongside the Dublin Metropolitan Police. Disbanded in 1922 on partition, and replaced by two new police forces, the Garda Siochana in the Irish Free State (now the Irish Republic) and the Royal [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: British History, RO, and Short Read.



Royal Ordinance Factories

Royal Ordinance Factories History The Government's munitions factories during and after the Second World War. Many were built in the run-up to the Second World War, especially sited in areas regarded as 'relatively safe'.

Categories: R and su1. Tags: British History, RO, and Short Read.



Royal Prerogative

Resources See Also Further Reading Royal Prerogative in the Encyclopedia of Britain Royal Prerogative in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Royal Prerogative in the Halsbury's Laws of England Royal Prerogative in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Royal [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: RO and Short Read.



Royalty

Meaning of Royalty The following is an old definition of Royalty [1]: A prerogative or superiority of the king; also, the amount due to the lessor of a mine. See Mines. In modern usage, a sumpaid by one who uses the patent of another, at a certain rate for each article manufactured; also, the [...]

Categories: Business Law, Intellectual Property, R, and su1. Tags: Intellectual Property Law, RO, and Short Read.