Category: P

  • Pubertati Proximi

    Definition of Pubertati Proximi Children in the stage prior to puberty. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Pubertati Proximi in the Dictionaries, Pubertati Proximi in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

  • Purpresture

    Definition of Purpresture Iiiclosure Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Purpresture in the Dictionaries, Purpresture in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

  • Public Authorities Protection Act, 1893

    Definition of Public Authorities Protection Act, 1893 This Act provides that any action brought against any person for any act done in execution of an Act of Parliament or public duty must be commenced within six months of the ceasing of the cause of action, and if judgment be for the […]

  • Pursue

    Definition of Pursue To execute or carry out Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Pursue in the Dictionaries, Pursue in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

  • Public Meeting

    Definition of Public Meeting A public meeting may be held on private property by licence, but there is no right to cause obstruction to a highway. Under the Public Meeting Act, 1908, to create disorder in order to prevent the transaction of business at a lawful meeting is an offence punishable […]

  • Purveyance

    Definition of Purveyance The Crown’s prerogative right to buy up provisions and other necessaries for the Royal Household at an appraised price, and of impressing horses and vehicles, at an appraised price, for the royal use Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

  • Public Officer

    Definition of Public Officer (1) The holder of a public office under the Crown or public agent (2) An officer of a joint stock company or corporation Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Public Officer in the Dictionaries, Public Officer in our legal […]

  • Purview

    Definition of Purview That part of a statute which provides or enacts, as opposed to the preamble ; the scope or policy of a statute Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Purview in the Dictionaries, Purview in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

  • Public Policy

    Definition of Public Policy Certain classes of acts are said to be against public policy or against the policy of the law when the law refuses to enforce or recognise them on the ground that they have a mischievous tendency so as to be injurious to the interests of the State. Thus, trading […]

  • Pusey V. Pusey

    Definition of Pusey V. Pusey ((1684), 1 Vern. 273). The plaintiff brought this bill for specific delivery up of a certain horn which in ancient times was delivered to his ancestors to hold their lands by. The defendant demurred to this bill. Held, that the demurrer must be overruled, and that […]