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Lord Chancellor

n. pl. Lords Chancellor
The presiding officer of the House of Lords.

Lord Chancellor

n
(Law) government Brit the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords

Lord` Chan′cellor



n., pl. Lord Chancellors.
the highest judicial officer of the British crown: ministry law adviser, presiding officer in the House of Lords, etc. Also called Lord′ High` Chan′cellor.
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Noun1.Lord Chancellor - the highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords
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
cabinet minister - a person who is a member of the cabinet
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Lord Chancellor

n (Brit) → Lordsiegelbewahrer m, → Lordkanzler m
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FORMER Lord Chancellor, Lord Charles Falconer, is to be the guest speaker at a fund raising event in Liverpool this week.
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In a report published this morning the House of Lords Constitution Committee says the then Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, should have defended Judge Williams sooner.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, wants to limit the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act in a bid to stop MPs and journalists getting hold of Government secrets.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said the moves would apply where a law firm may not have the capacity to cope with a case or where representing more than one client in a trial might lead to a conflict of interest.
Citizens Advice warned that many local bureaux will find it very difficult to continue providing advice under plans outlined by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer.
Now Dominic Grieve, Shadow Attorney General, has called on the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, to explain the 'puzzling' proposals.
Last summer the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, publicly rebuked Mr Sheffield following a judicial inquiry in 2003 into complaints from bereaved relatives and local MPs that a backlog of inquests had left some families waiting more than two years for a verdict.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said parents who fail to allow former partners to see their children could also be given curfews.
EXTRAVAGANT Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, has spent an astonishing pounds 266,000 of taxpayers' money - on food and booze.

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