court of appeal


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Court of Appeal

n
(Law) a branch of the Supreme Court of Judicature that hears appeals from the High Court in both criminal and civil matters and from the county and crown courts
Translations

court of appeal

ncorte d'appello
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He ordered also that there should be a particular court of appeal, into which all causes might be removed which were supposed to have been unjustly determined elsewhere; which court should be composed of old men chosen for that purpose.
The unfortunate artist had no court of appeal that he could turn to.
I am the last and highest court of appeal in detection.
But at last the High Court of Appeal went into it and the poor fellow was acquitted and put under proper care.
You see me now when my name has become known far and wide, and when I am generally recognized both by the public and by the official force as being a final court of appeal in doubtful cases.
The same legislative branch acts again as executive council of the governor, and with him constitutes the Court of Appeals.
YiR aims to comprehensively report on all the "significant" decisions issued by the Federal Court of Appeal and the provincial and territorial courts of appeal, save the Quebec Court of Appeal?
Justice Margaret Grignon, a former Lancaster Superior Court and Antelope Municipal Court judge, retired from the Court of Appeal in December.
But Raj Arnand, the lawyer who represented the four, cautioned that single women may still lose their benefits within three months of living with someone else because when the Court of Appeal struck down the ruling, the province responded by introducing a new rule, which allowed welfare recipients to cohabit with someone for three months before having their benefits reassessed.
8) the court of appeals reversed a chancery decision and held that JCPNB did not have substantial nexus with Tennessee.
In a column of the Halifax Mail Star (July 16, 1996), he mocked the Diocese of Antigonish and its Bishop Colin Campbell, and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.
Judgment: The Court of Appeal reversed the Superior Court summary judgment in favor of the defendants on appeal from the mother and administrator.