High-court Sentence Examples
An industrial commission appointed during this year by President Kruger fared no better than the high court had done.
As the proper form of address "my lord" is used not only to those members of the nobility to whom the title "Lord" is applicable, and to bishops, but also to all judges of the High Court in England, and of the Scottish and Irish Superior Courts, and to lord mayors and lord provosts.
The bailiff then becomes liable for non-execution, mis-execution or insufficient return of any writs, and in the case of non-return of any writ, if the sheriff returns that he has delivered the writ to a bailiff of a liberty, the sheriff will be ordered to execute the writ notwithstanding the liberty, and must cause the bailiff to attend before the high court of justice and answer why he did not execute the writ.
A nominated legislative council was created, a high court established and other steps taken for the orderly government of the country, which was officially styled the Orange River Sovereignty.
The High Court acquitted him, and criticism then fell upon the government.Advertisement
For European justice the High Court of Justice is established at Batavia; there are councils of justice at Batavia, Semarang and Surabaya,with authority not only over Java but over parts of the Outposts; there is a resident court of justice in each residency.
In a suit for libel brought against him in the High Court at Bombay in 1862, he won a victory on the main issue.
It has long been the official title of the judges of two of the English superior courts of common law, and it is now extended to all the judges in the supreme court of judicature - a judge in the High Court of Justice being styled Mr Justice, and in the court of appeal Lord Justice.
The president of the king's bench division of the High Court is styled Lord Chief Justice.
In Germany the master of the horse (Oberststallmeister) is a high court dignitary; but his office is merely titular, the superintendence of the king's stables being carried out by the Oberstallmeister, an official corresponding to the crown equerry in England.Advertisement
The judicial function of the Senate is to sit as a high court for the trial of persons impeached by the House of Representatives, a vote of two-thirds of those present being needed for conviction.
The steward's court also differed in certain other particulars from the high court of parliament.
The licentious practices of this sect were exposed in a lawsuit before the high court at Bombay in 1862.
They include most of the collects on Saints' Days, for which, though no direct evidence of authorship is as yet forthcoming, Cranmer is probably responsible, and certain other collects, such as that for the Royal Family (Archbishop Whitgift); that for the high court of parliament (Archbishop Laud); that for all conditions of men (Bishop Gunning), &c.
The commissioner who tries a petition sends to the High Court a certificate of the result, together with reports as to corrupt and illegal practices, &c., similar to those made to the speaker by the judges who try a parliamentary election petition.Advertisement
His supervision of the law courts was close and jealous; he transacted a great amount of judicial business in his own person, even after he had formed a high court of justice which might sit without his personal presence.
The act also gives to both patron and presentee an alternative mode of appeal against a bishop's refusal to institute or admit, except on a ground of doctrine or ritual, to a court composed of an archbishop of the province and a judge of the High Court nominated for that purpose by the lord chancellor, a course which, however, bars resort being had to the ordinary suits of duplex querela or action of quare impedit.
Middleton, with Archbishop Sharp, misgoverned the country, established a high court of commission, exiled the fiercest preachers to Holland, whence they worked endless mischief by agitation and a war of pamphlets; irritated the Covenanting shires, Fife and the south-west, by quartering troops on them to exact fines for Nonconformity, and so caused, during a war with Holland, the Pentland Rising (November 1666).
At the invitation of the count of Leiningen-Dachsburg, Bahrdt now went as general superintendent to Durkheim on the Hardt; his luckless translation of the Testament, however, pursued him, and in 1778 he was suspended by a decision of the high court of the Empire.
Lubeck has a court of first instance (Amtsgericht) and a high court of justice (Landgericht); from the latter appeals lie to the Hanseatic court of appeal (Oberlandesgericht) at Hamburg, and from this again to the supreme court of the empire (Reichsgericht) in Leipzig.Advertisement
It now consists of 48 members, of whom 28 are nominated, and the remainder are elected by local bodies, landholders, Mahommedans, &c. In Agra the chartered high court sitting at Allahabad, and in Oudh the court of the judicial commissioner, sitting at Lucknow, have final jurisdiction in both civil and criminal cases, subject to appeal to the privy council.
In recent years many have taken to the professions of law and medicine, and a Parsee barrister was appointed a judge of the High Court at Bombay in 1906.
Sieveking, president of the Hanseatic High Court of Appeal at Hamburg.
The titles of lord chief justice of the common pleas and lord chief baron were abolished by the Judicature Act 1873, and all the common law divisions of the High Court united into the king's bench division, the president of which is the lord chief justice of England.
The city is the seat of the high court of justice (Hogsta Domstolen) and of the court of appeal for the northern and midland districts (Sven Hofratt).Advertisement
The guardian of a shrine is called mutavali, or, if the shrine is an important one with much property and many attendants, mutavali-bashi, and is not necessarily an ecclesiastic, for instance, the guardianship of the great shrine of Imam Reza in Meshed is generally given to a high court functionary or minister as a reward for long services to the state.
Appeals from the decisions of the provincial and local divisions of the court and from those of the High Court of southern Rhodesia, must be made to the appellate division of the Supreme Court.
While "of right," it is not "of course," and is granted only on application to the High Court or a judge thereof, supported by a sworn statement of facts setting up at least a probable case of illegal confinement.
In the same year his brother William, who from 1798 had filled the office of judge of the High Court of Admiralty, was raised to the peerage under the title of Lord Stowell.
Against any allowance or surcharge appeal lies to the High Court if the question involved is one of law, or to the Local Government Board, who have jurisdiction to remit a surcharge if, in the circumstances, it appears to them to be fair and equitable to do so.
An order of the council for the payment of money out of the borough fund must be signed by three members of the council and countersigned by the town clerk, and any such order may be removed into the king's bench division of the High Court of Justice by writ of certiorari, and may be wholly or partly disallowed or confirmed on the hearing.
The Hollanders were much aggrieved by the establishment of a high court of justice for the entire Netherlands at Mechlin.
A high court of justice was established for Holland, Zeeland and Friesland, and the use of the native language was made official.
In 1903 he was glad to resign office and accept the appointment of Senior Puisne Judge of the High Court of Australia.
The two other superior courts of Cape Colony, namely the eastern districts court which sits at Graham's Town, and the high court of Griqualand which sits at Kimberley, became local divisions of the Supreme Court of South Africa.
The administration of justice throughout the presidency is conducted by a high court at Bombay, consisting of a chief justice and seven puisne judges, along with district and assistant judges throughout the districts of the presidency.
In 1905 he resigned office, and was appointed chief justice of the exchequer division of the High Court of the province of Ontario.
It was believed that he was the founder of Calcutta or Kolkata, but in 2003 the Kolkata High Court in a landmark Judgement based upon the findings of an high level Expert Committee dismissed Charnock's name as the founder of the City and City's birthday on 24th of august 1690.
Fiume also possesses a theatre and a music-hall; palaces for the governor and the Austrian emperor; a high court of justice for commerce and marine; a chamber of commerce; an asylum for lunatics and the aged poor; an industrial home for boys; and several large schools, including the marine academy (1856) and the school of seamanship (1903).
The horsthegn we know, however, was from an early period a high court official; and from such a law as that of Athelstan prohibiting the exportation of horses except as presents, it may be inferred that the English breed was not only much valued at home but also in great request abroad.'
The Council [SCDC] may also take proceedings in the High Court for securing the abatement, prohibition or restriction of the nuisance.
A copy of the sworn affidavit was obtained at the federal high court.
Any person aggrieved by the SCI may apply to the High Court for a judicial review of the decision to adopt the SCI.
The payment by Abbott of royalty arrears and other related payments pursuant to the High Court Judgment are not reflected in these results.
The Law Lords unanimously upheld the Court of Appeal's decision to overturn the ban on the license originally imposed by the High Court.
The British High Court has awarded damages to two prison inmates for injuries they received after being detained following a prison breakout in Cambridgeshire.
Only exceptional circumstances justify starting a claim in the High Court.
The High Court upheld an exclusive jurisdiction clause, thereby giving itself jurisdiction to hear a dispute.
These reasons led to the competition defense in this case being summarily dismissed by the High Court.
A recent High Court Case highlights the urgent need for third party escrow agents.
This reflects an increasing number and proportion of accused granted bail among persons indicted into the High Court.
High Court lists reflect changes in the statutory time limits of cases indicted into the High Court.
Here, UNISON successfully overturned an injunction granted in an unusually trenchant judgment by a deputy High Court judge.
Bad news for former champion jockey Kieron Fallon - the High Court on the Strand has refused to overturn his British riding ban.
Last year a high court judge, Mr Justice Johnson, ruled that her marriage was void because of a 1970 ruling.
However, a challenge to this decision could be effected by invoking the wardship jurisdiction of the High Court.
The High Court upheld an exclusive jurisdiction clause, thereby giving itself jurisdiction clause, thereby giving itself jurisdiction to hear a dispute.
The case is thought to be the first definitive ruling by the English High Court on an issue of Internet libel.
On the FSA's application, the High Court appointed the Official Receiver London as provisional liquidator on 30 November 2001.
Top of page RPM hearing date The leave hearing on resale price maintenance is scheduled for January 28-29 in the High Court.
If so, was the county court obliged to transfer the application to the High Court?
A High Court judge, who awarded joint ownership, then overruled this.
On Wednesday 17 November Wrexham FC faces a winding-up petition in the High Court.
The High Court may cite any person appointed executor by a will to prove or renounce probate of the will.
If that fails then the only ultimate recourse would be to Judicial Review in the High Court.
The High Court Judge for the area has taken on additional sittings in the area to cover the gap.
In particular, any such question of jurisdiction was reviewable by the High Court by way of prerogative writ.
At the same time many matters of equitable jurisdiction are still left to the chancery division of the High Court in the first instance.
Mannheim is the seat of the central board for the navigation of the Rhine, of a high court of justice, and of the grand ducal commissioner for north Baden.
The High Court has appellate jurisdiction in cases from other federal courts and from the supreme courts of the states, and it has original jurisdiction in matters arising under laws made by the federal parliament, in disputes between states, or residents in different states, and in matters affecting the representatives of foreign powers.
It is the supreme court of cassation (see Judicial System, below); an audit office, a high court of justice for all political offences; one of its departments fulfils the functions of a heralds' college.
Phillimore, whose tenure of office covered the whole period of the queen's reign till the creation of the High Court of Justice, the valuable assistance rendered by the nautical assessors from the Trinity House, the great increase of shipping, especially of steam shipping, and the number and gravity of cases of collision, salvage and damage to cargo, restored the activity of the court and made it one of the most important tribunals of the country.
Questions soon arose as to the respective claims of the admiralty advocate and the counsel to the admiralty, and their acuteness was increased when the courts were fused into one High Court of Justice.
As the proper form of address "my lord" is used not only to those members of the nobility to whom the title "Lord" is applicable, and to bishops, but also to all judges of the High Court in England, and of the Scottish and Irish Superior Courts, and to lord mayors and lord provosts (see also Lady).
It has a number of quasi-judicial functions where it uses powers similar to those of the High Court.
First published on June 15, 1985 THE High Court is being asked to allow the Stonehenge summer solstice festival to go ahead.
British regulations on cloning were thrown into disarray in November by a high court decision that current laws did not prohibit human reproductive cloning.
I don't think that the High Court has any information about how Madonna is when it comes to child-rearing."
The judge sits as the official and commissary of the lord warden, just as the judge of the high court of admiralty sat as the official and commissary of the lord high admiral.
It exercises only, therefore, such jurisdiction as the high court of admiralty exercised, apart from restraining statutes of 1389 and 1391 and enabling statutes of 1840 and 1861.
The office of marshal in the high court is represented in this court by a serjeant, who also bears a silver oar.
There is a registrar, as in the high court.
The lord warden's claim to prize was raised in, but not finally decided by, the high court of admiralty in the "Ooster Ems," 1 C. Rob.
The judicial powers are vested in a high court and other federal courts, and the federal judges hold office for life or during good behaviour.
Special provisions were made respecting appeals from the High Court to the sovereign in council.
This tribunal differs from similar courts in the states inasmuch as it consists of a single member, called the " president," an officer appointed by the governor-general from among the justices of the High Court of Australia.
The penal tribunals have jurisdiction in cases involving imprisonment up to ten years, or a fine exceeding 40, while the assize courts, with a jury, deal with offences involving imprisonment for life or over ten years, and have exclusive jurisdiction (except that the senate is on occasion a high court of justice) over all political offences.
The judicial power is vested in a high court and many subordinate courts.
The general assembly elects the five judges who compose the high court.
Two great central courts sat in Jerusalem to do justice - the high court of the nobles, and the court of burgesses for the rest of the Franks.
The high court is not a curia regis, but a curia baronum, in which the theory of judicium parium is fully realized.
The assizes of the kingdom itself are twofold - the assizes of the high court and the assizes of the court of burgesses.
They preferred an unwritten law, as Prutz suggests, partly because it suited the barristers (who often belonged to the baronage, for the Frankish nobles were "great pleaders in court and out of court"), and partly because the high court was left unbound so long as there was no written code.
In the 13th century it became necessary for the legists to codify, as it were, the unwritten law, because the upheavals of the times necessitated the fixing of some rules in writing, and especially because it was necessary to oppose a definite custom of the kingdom to Frederick II., who sought, as king of Jerusalem, to take advantage of the want of a written law, to substitute his own conceptions of law in the teeth of the high court.
These assizes do not, of course, appear in Ibelin, who was only concerned with the feudal law of the high court.
The position became more difficult, when the legate took steps against John of Beirut without any authorization from the high court.
These were merged in or absorbed by one high court early in the 15th century.
The formation of a High Court of Justice rendered them obsolete.
In 1875, by the operation of the Judicature Acts of 1873 and 1875, the High Court of Admiralty was with the other great courts of England formed into the High Court of Justice.
These officers and their assistance have been preserved in the High Court of Justice.
Till the year 1859 the practitioners in the High Court of Admiralty were the same as those in the ecclesiastical courts and distinct from those who practised in the ordinary courts.
The High Court of Admiralty of Ireland, being formed on the same pattern as the High Court in England, sat in the Four Courts, Dublin, having a judge, a registrar, a marshal and a king's or queen's advocate.
By the Irish Judicature Act of 1877 it was directed that it should be amalgamated with the Irish High Court of Justice upon the next vacancy in the office of judge, and this subsequently took place.
The trial of Babeuf and his accomplices was fixed to take place before the newly constituted high court of justice at Vendome.
In native cases the chiefs have civil jurisdiction in disputes among their own tribesmen and criminal jurisdiction over natives except in capital cases, offences against the person or property of non-natives, pretended witchcraft, cases arising out of marriages by Christian rites, &c. An appeal lies to a magistrates' court from every judgment of a native chief, and from the magistrates' judgment on such appeal to a native high court.
This native high court consists of a judge-president and two other judges, and sits in full court at Maritzburg not less than three months and at Eshowe not less than once in the year.
With certain exceptions reserved for the provincial court (such as insolvency, ownership of immovable property and divorce), the native high court exercises jurisdiction when all parties to the suit are natives; it also has jurisdiction when the complainant is not a native, but all other parties to the suit are natives.
A local division of the Supreme Court, formerly known as the Witwatersrand high court (consisting of one or more judges of the Supreme Court) sits permanently at Johannesburg and has civil and criminal jurisdiction throughout the Rand.
Phillimore was also the last judge of the high court of admiralty, from 1867 (the date of his appointment to the high court) to 1875, the two offices were, probably for the first time in history, held by the same person.