Judicial Committee of the Privy Council


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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the highest appellate court for Britain's dependencies and for some dominions of the Commonwealth
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While he won in the lower and superior courts, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in England, then Canadas highest court of appeal, upheld the Act, affirming the power of the provinces to disqualify voters on the basis of race.
In 1888, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in St.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) ruled that former owners of the Banco Continental Luis, must pay the Ecuadorean State USDD190m in fraud damages.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council said it disagreed with an earlier ruling by the Court of Appeal, which denied an application for an injunction of the work being done by the developers.
When the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in Britain ruled that the Catholic minority's rights in Manitoba were being deprived, Ottawa was forced to act.
On 18 October 1929, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ruled that women were legally eligible for appointment to the Senate of Canada.
The motion was moved to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the October 18, 1929 decision of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council that recognized women as "persons" in law eligible for appointment to the Senate.
The Grade II listed building in Parliament Square has been adapted for use by the UK Supreme Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council because the 70,000 sq ft space is well suited to its needs and the renovation has helped to preserve an historic London building.
Two landmark years stand out since 1949, when, upon the abolition of appeals to the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the Supreme Court of Canada became this country's ultimate appellate court.
But he returned to court in October in a bid to challenge his conviction before the judicial committee of the Privy Council in London.
Against significant odds, they succeeded in convincing the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the highest appellate court on constitutional questions at the time, to declare that women were "qualified persons" for the purposes of appointment to the Senate.
Last week, following RCVS opposition over the issue of costs, the judicial committee of the Privy Council found in favour of Walker, 61, whose suspension ends on May 14.

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