stipendiary magistrate


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Noun1.stipendiary magistrate - (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
magistrate - a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
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District Judges used to be known as Stipendiary Magistrates.
MAY 28, 1958: Huddersfield stipendiary magistrate Mr L H Pugh, ruled a contractor who let water run on to Manchester Road could not be charged with negligence because it froze and three cars skidded.
Yesterday before the stipendiary magistrate were 53 parents summoned for neglecting to send their children to school.
Stipendiary magistrate Robert Hamilton admonished McCulloch saying: "I'm going to take a very lenient view.
Stipendiary magistrate Euan Edment said the complainant had been "shocked, upset and frightened" by the horrific clip and could be affected "perhaps for the rest of her life".
Our very first district judge, described as a stipendiary magistrate, was appointed in 1836.
He said: "In 12 years as a stipendiary magistrate and district judge I have been based in various places, and Coventry was one, and I liked it.
In a hearing before stipendiary magistrate Nicholas Evans at Bow Street Magistrates' Court in London yesterday, the CPS successfully requested withdrawal of the charge against the Grand National- and Gold Cup-winning trainer.
Stipendiary magistrate Josephine Maclean was made redundant by her cash-strapped council employers in July.
The deputy stipendiary magistrate warned the girls that if they came before the court again they would probably be sent to prison.
When the case called, McDonald informed stipendiary magistrate Josephine MacLean he would be conducting his own defence.