Oxford Dictionary of Law (Oxford Paperback Reference) by Elizabeth Martin

By Elizabeth Martin

This totally updated variation takes account of contemporary alterations in united kingdom laws. it's a convenient table reference for attorneys and a great resource of criminal terminology for college kids and secretaries in any nation the place the criminal procedure is predicated on English legislations. It offers transparent, jargon-free details for execs, scholars, and folks with no felony qualification. It comprises over 4,000 entries that outline and clarify the main phrases, suggestions, approaches, and the association of the English felony procedure. It beneficial properties authoritative and updated articles that have been written via practicing and educational legal professionals. New entries conceal the Woolf reforms, human rights legislations, in addition to kin legislation, imperative and native executive, and overseas legislations. This paintings was once defined via top collage teachers as being ' the simplest legislation dictionary at this time' and 'excellent for non legislation scholars in addition to legislations undergraduates'.

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The court may, instead of making a care order, make a *supervision order or a *section 8 order. Since the coming into force of the Human Rights Act 1998, the court must ensure that the granting of a care order will not be in breach of Article 8 (which guarantees a right to *family life); the court must be satisfied that any intervention by the state between parents and children is proportionate to the legitimate aim of protecting family life. A care order gives the local authority *parental responsibility for the child who is the subject of the order.

2. A demand by a company under the terms of the articles of association or an ordinary resolution requiring company members to pay up fully or in part the nominal value of their shares. Unless the articles provide otherwise, calls must be made equally upon all shareholders of the same class. Calls should be distinguished from instalments, which become due upon a date predetermined at the time the shares were issued. See also PAID-UP CAPITAL. calling the jury Announcing the names of those selected to serve on a jury as a result of a ballot of the jury panel.

It is common for central government to prepare draft byelaws that may be made by such authorities as choose to do so. Byelaws are, however, subject to judicial control by means of the doctrine of *ultra vires. c C See his government. The clause is in effect in most cases superfluous - firstly, because diplomatic intervention belongs to the state only, and thus cannot be renounced by an individual; and secondly, because the exhaustion of local remedies is always taken to be a *condition precedent to appealing for diplomatic intervention.

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