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deemster

(ˈdiːmstə)
n
(Law) the title of one of the two justices in the Isle of Man. Also called: dempster
ˈdeemsterˌship n
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Douglas, Isle of Man, Manx National Heritage Library, MS 09702, Deemster J.
A winding up order was made on Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Isle of Man (KSFIOM) by the island's Deputy Deemster.
That was until a dog called Deemster took to the track in heat 1 9, which he won in 29.
He has been Acting Deemster on the Isle of Man since 1999, and became a Bencher at Lincoln's Inn the following year.
Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC dismissed the case at the High Court in Douglas, Isle of Man, after ruling there was no case to answer.
There were scenes of anger and bewilderment as Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC threw out the proceedings.
25) At first it appears to refer to the career of Philip, who "gains the world" by becoming a deemster but "loses his soul" by guiltily suppressing his paternity of kate's baby.
NEW YORK -- In another significant victory for creditors of the Navigator companies, Deemster Kerruish of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man today ordered that Navigator Gas Transport plc and its subsidiaries be wound-up, and an independent liquidator be appointed to control their business.
In the 1890s, a circle of folk song collectors appeared in the Isle of Man, split into two camps: the first consisting of Dr John Clague and the Gill brothers, Deemster J.
But at the High Court in Douglas, Isle of Man, Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC ruled there was no case to answer against 41-year-old Richard Gidney.
Sentencing him to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 20 years before he is considered for parole, Acting Deemster Simon Fawcus said Newbery had shown 'no remorse' for the killings.
He remained on the Isle of Man, pursuing first a legal career at the Manx bar, which led to him being eventually appointed to the judiciary as Northern or Second Deemster - equivalent to a High Court judge - in 1884, a post he held until his death in 1899.