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puis·ne

 (pyo͞o′nē) Chiefly British
adj.
Lower in rank; junior.
n.
One of lesser rank than another, especially an associate judge.

[Old French puisne : puis, afterward (ultimately from Latin post; see apo- in Indo-European roots) + ne, born (from Latin nātus, past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots).]

puisne

(ˈpjuːnɪ) or

puisny

adj
(Law) (esp of a subordinate judge) of lower rank
[C16: from Anglo-French, from Old French puisné born later, from puis at a later date, from Latin posteā afterwards + born, from naistre to be born, from Latin nascī]

puis•ne

(ˈpyu ni)

adj.
Chiefly Brit. junior in rank: a puisne judge.
[1590–1600; < Anglo-French, = Old French puis after (< Latin posteā) + ne born, past participle of naistre to be born (< Latin nāscere); compare puny]
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Lady O'Dowd is one of the greatest ladies in the Presidency of Madras--her quarrel with Lady Smith, wife of Sir Minos Smith the puisne judge, is still remembered by some at Madras, when the Colonel's lady snapped her fingers in the Judge's lady's face and said SHE'D never walk behind ever a beggarly civilian.
In section 4 of the original 1875 version, the general rule clearly states that a lawyer appointee as a puisne judge not representing Quebec must be a current lawyer ("are Barristers or Advocates").
The representatives of Pakistan Bar Council, Supreme Court Bar Association, Lahore High Court Bar Association and Lahore Bar Association will take part in the meeting to be held at Lahore High Court on March 30 Lahore High Court puisne judge Manzoor Ahmad Malik had given a proposal of hearing of appeals till night from 8:00 pm to 10 pm in order to provide timely justice to the masses.
The Honourable Justice Louis LeBel was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a Puisne Justice on 7 January 2000.
He was elevated to the Supreme Court of Canada on March 28, 1980 as a puisne justice and was named Chief Justice on July 1, 1990.
President James Michel has appointed Mrs Fiona Robinson (nee Laporte) as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court on the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, with effect from 11th January 2013.
Puisne Judge, (111) Combined Judiciary of Sarawak, North Borneo and Brunei, 1962; Senior Puisne Judge, Federation of Malaysia High Court in Borneo, 1964; Reader, Faculty of Law, ANU, 1965; Barrister-at-Law, NSW, 1967; Puisne Judge, High Court of Kenya, 1967-82.
King George III appointed him as a puisne judge of "His Majesty's Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William.
Louise Charron, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, carne to the Senate to grant Royal Assent on behalf of the Crown.
A recommendation for appointment is made to Cabinet by the Minister of Justice with respect to the appointment of puisne judges, and by the Prime Minister with respect to the appointment of Chief Justices and Associate Chief Justices.
Amal Ahmed Abdulla Abul, Hassan Ali Hassan Kafani, Wael Ibrahim Ahmed Al Sayyed and Hazem Abdulrahman Mahmoud Al Fil have been named as puisne justices at the High Civil Court.
He named Amal Ahmed Abdulla Abul, Hassan Ali Hassan Kafani, Wael Ibrahim Ahmed Al Sayyed and Hazem Abdulrahman Mahmoud Al Fil have been named as High Civil Court puisne justices.