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  • Primacy of European Law

    Primacy of Union Law Over National LawContent about Primacy Of European Law from the publication The ABC of European Union law (2010, European Union) by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt. The direct applicability of a provision of Union law leads to a second, equally fundamental question: what happens if […]

  • Regulations

    Regulations Regulations Definition In some countries, subordinate legislation includes regulations, administrative decisions, orders, procedures, directives and bylaws. In Canada, for example, Regulations are defined as a statutory instrument. Regulations Definition in the Legal Dictionary Regulations Synonym Regulations in Administrative Law Finding regulations To conduct legal research, in some countries is helpful to use a consolidated…

  • Workmen's Compensation

    Definition of Workmen’s Compensation The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1906, s. 1, provided If in any employment personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment is caused to a workman, his employer shall be liable to pay compensation. A workman is defined (section […]

  • Writing

    Definition of Writing The following contracts are required to be in writing:(1) Bills of exchange, promissory notes, and acceptances(2) Assignments of copyright. (Copyright Act, 1911.)(3) Contracts of marine insurance. (Marine Insurance Act, 1906.)(4) Acceptances or transfers of shares in a […]

  • Wrong

    Definition of Wrong A violation or infringement of a right. A private wrong or tort (q.v.) is an offence against an individual; a public wrong, an offence against the community. See Crime Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Wrong in the Dictionaries, […]

  • Yorkshire Deed Registry

    Definition of Yorkshire Deed Registry A registry of deeds and wills relating to land in Yorkshire. If a deed or will is not registered it is void as against a subsequent purchaser for value, who has registered his deed. By the Law of Property Act, 1925, s. 11, instruments which do not deal […]

  • Witness

    Definition of Witness A person who makes a viva voce statement to a judicial tribunal on a question of fact. Witnesses require to be sworn before their evidence is given, unless they have conscientious objections to taking an oath, or have no religious belief, in which case they make a solemn […]

  • Witnessing Part

    Definition of Witnessing Part The testatum (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Witnessing Part in the Dictionaries, Witnessing Part in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the […]

  • Woollam V. Hearn

    Definition of Woollam V. Hearn ((1802), 7 Ves. 211). Held, that though a defendant resisting specific performance may adduce parol evidence to show that by a fraud the written agreement does not express the real terms, a plaintiff cannot do so for the purpose of obtaining specifk performance […]

  • Woolsack

    Definition of Woolsack The seat on which the Lord Chancellor sits m his capacity of Speaker of the House of Lords. It is not technically part of the House. When ‘the Lord Chancellor votes as a peer, he votes from the Woolsack ; but if he desires to speak as a peer, he leaves the…