Trial at bar

(Eng. Law) a trial before all the judges of one the superior courts of Westminster, or before a quorum representing the full court.

See also: Bar

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Attorney General (AG) has requested the Chief Justice to appoint a trial at bar at the Homagama High Court to hear the case on the abduction of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda in 2010.
The Permanent High Court Trial at Bar had decided to hear the case from today.
18 -- The Trial at Bar which heard the case relating to former Sri Lanka Army Commander Sarath Fonseka's allegation saying that the Defense Secretary of Sri Lanka Mr.
200 YEARS AGO: Yesterday the Earl of Thanet and Mr Fergusson attended the Court of King's Bench, in expectation of receiving sentence for the attempt to rescue O'Connor at Maidstone, of which they had been found guilty on a trial at Bar. Both addressed the Judges solemnly asserting their innocence.
Rajapaksa memorial museum in Hambantota is to commence before the special High Court trial at bar from Friday (26).Meanwhile, Rajapaksa, who is also hopeful of contesting the next presidential election, is expected to launch his presidential campaign at the August 11th special convention of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by his brother, former President and Opposition Leader, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Permanent High Court Trial at Bar later decided to hear the case from January 22.
The Special High Court Trial at Bar set up to hear cases of financial frauds and other major crimes will sit for the first time at Huftsdorp next Friday, a Colombo High Court source said yesterday.
The first case to be taken up by the three-judge bench of the Special Trial at Bar will be the case filed by the FCID against Gamini Senarath, who was former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's chief of staff and Piyadasa Kudabalage, the former chairman and managing director of the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC).
He submitted that the new Bill gives powers to the Minister to specify the location of the Permanent High Court of Trial at Bar and the Executives such as Attorney General and the Director General of Bribery Commission to institute criminal proceedings.