court of record


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court of record

n. pl. courts of record
A court that records its proceedings, which cannot be impeached with collateral evidence.

court′ of rec′ord


n.
a court whose proceedings and judgments are kept on permanent record.
[1755–65]
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It is being introduced within the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and will be a superior court of record with all the powers of the High Court.