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1834 Report

The 1834 Report and the 1834 Report In this issue about the 1834 report, the book English Poor Law Policy [1] reads as follows: The proposals of the Commissioners of 1834 were either formal recommendations, exceptionally displayed in prominent type, or suggestions scattered among the pages [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Poor Laws, RE, Revolution of 1834, and Short Read.



5-3-1 Ration

Summary of 5-3-1 ration In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Tonnage ratio of the construction of large ships, it meant that Britain could only have 1 ship for every 3 ships in Japan, and Japan could only have 3 ships for every 5 ships in the U.S. [...]

Categories: R and su1. Tags: Legal history, RA, Short Read, and Treaties.



A Fortiori

A fortiori in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term A fortiori from the University of Kent: From stronger argument' - Used to express a conclusion for which there is stronger evidence than for previously accepted one Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AF, Legal Latin Words, and Short Read.



A Non Habente Potestatem

Description of A Non Habente Potestatem In this reference work, a non habente potestatem is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AL, AN, and Short Read.



A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest

Description of A Quo Invito Aliquid Exigi Potest In this reference work, a quo invito aliquid exigi potest is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: Short Read.



Ab Initio

Definition of Ab Initio Meaning from the start or beginning. Ab initio in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term Ab initio from the University of Kent: 'From the beginning' - If a contract is void (say for mistake) ab initio, this has the consequence that no innocent third parties can acquire [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Legal Latin Words, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Abdication Crisis

History of the Abdication Crisis, 1936 The following commentary about Abdication Crisis, 1936 in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Constitutional crisis caused by King Edward VIII's decision to marry the twice-divorced American, Wallis Simpson, despite the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, History, and Short Read.



Abjuration

English Law: Abjuration in the Past In the ancient English law it was a renunciation of one's country and taking an oath of perpetual banishment. A man who had committed a felony and for safety flea to a sanctuary might within forty days' confess the fact and take the oath of abjuration and [...]

Categories: A, su1, T, and W. Tags: AB, Contracts, Short Read, TR, and WA.



Abroad

Meaning of Abroad The following is an old definition of Abroad [1]: In English chancery law, beyond the seas. See DEPOSITION; SEA. Resources Notes and References Concept of Abroad provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Absconding

Definition of Absconding In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absconding : The failure of a person to surrender to the custody of a court in order to avoid legal proceedings. See also surrender to custody.

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Absolute Privilege

Definition of Absolute Privilege In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absolute Privilege : The defence that a statement cannot be made the subject of an action for *defamation because it was made in Parliament, in papers ordered to be published by either [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Absolute, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Absolute Right

Definition of Absolute Right In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Absolute Right : A right set out in the European Convention on Human Rights that cannot be interfered with lawfully, no matter how important the public interest in doing so might be. Absolute [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, Absolute, and Short Read.



Absolvitor

Description of Absolvitor In this reference work, absolvitor is a sort of the Scots law category.[rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources See Also Scots law

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abstracting Electricity

Definition of Abstracting Electricity In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abstracting Electricity : The *arrestable offence, punishable with up to five years' imprisonment and/or a fine, of dishonestly using, wasting, or diverting electricity. This [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abstraction of Water

Definition of Abstraction of Water In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abstraction of Water : The taking of water from a river or other source of supply. It normally requires a water authority licence but there are exceptions; for example when less than [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abuse of A Dominant Position

Definition of Abuse of A Dominant Position In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abuse of A Dominant Position : Unlawful activities by large businesses, i.e. usually those having a market share of at least 40% in at least one EU state. Examples of such [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abwor

Definition of Abwor In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Abwor : Advice by way of representation: assistance formerly given to a person by taking on his behalf any step in the institution or conduct of any proceedings before a court or tribunal under the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB and Short Read.



Abyssinia Crisis

History of the Abyssinia Crisis, 1935 The following commentary about Abyssinia Crisis, 1935 in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Invasion of Abyssinia (later known as Ethiopia) by Italian forces in October 1935. Abyssinia lay between two existing Italian [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AB, History, and Short Read.



Accedas Ad Curiam

English Law: Accedas ad Curiam in the Past That you go to court. An original writ, issuing out of chancery, now of coarse, returnable in K. B. or C. P. for the removaI of a replevin sued by plaint in court of any lord, other than the county before the sheriff (see law enforcement in the U.K. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accedas Ad Vicecomitem

English Law: Accedas ad Vicecomitem in the Past The name of a writ directed to the coroner, commanding him to deliver a writ to the sheriff (see law enforcement in the U.K. encyclopedia), who having a pone delivered to him, suppresses it. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Acceleration

Definition of Acceleration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acceleration : The coming into possession of a *future interest in any property at an earlier stage than that directed by the transaction or settlement that created the interest. For example, a [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Acceptance of A Bill

Definition of Acceptance of A Bill In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acceptance of A Bill : The written agreement by the person on whom a *bill of exchange is drawn (the drawee) that he will accept the order of the person who draws it upon him (the [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Access Land

Definition of Access Land In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access Land : Land to which the public will have access for the purposes of open-air recreation under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. It includes land shown as open country [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Access To The Court

Access to the court Contents in relation to the Technology and Construction Court The topics include the following: General Approach, Hearings in Court, Telephone Hearings, Paper Applications, E-mail Communications, Video Conferencing, Contacting the Technology and Construction Court out of [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accessory

Definition of Accessory In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accessory : One who is a party to a crime that is actually committed by someone else. An accessory is one who either successfully incites someone to commit a crime (counsels or procures) or helps [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accessory Liability

Definition of Accessory Liability In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accessory Liability : If a stranger knowingly and dishonestly assists a trustee in a breach of trust he will be liable as an accessory. He will not usually have received any trust [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



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.



Accident Record Book

Definition of Accident Record Book In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accident Record Book : A record kept by the police of details of the accidents they have investigated. Access to this is usually requested by solicitors acting in subsequent litigation [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Accomplice

Definition of Accomplice In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Accomplice : One who is a party to a crime, either as a *principal or as an *accessory. See also corroboratio

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AC and Short Read.



Account of Profits

Definition of Account of Profits In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Account of Profits : A remedy that a claimant can claim as an alternative to damages in certain circumstances, e.g. in an action for breach of *copyright. A successful claimant is [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, su1, and Y. Tags: AC, Intellectual Property Law, and Short Read.