Brussels II

Brussels II in Europe Brussels II and the European Judicial System Description of Brussels II provided by the European Union Commission: The expression Brussels II is often used to refer to Council Regulation (EC) No 1347/2000 of 29 May 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement […]

Brawl

Brawl in Europe Taking Part in a Brawl in Germany Provisions relating to taking part in a brawl in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Seventeen, under the heading "Offences Against the Person," located in Section 231 Taking part in a brawl, […]

British Rebate

British Rebate in Europe Description of British rebate The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes british rebate in the following terms: [1] Known also as the British abatement, the UK's annual rebate from the EC was achieved by Margaret Thatcher after a long struggle in […]

Merger Treaty

Merger Treaty in Europe Description of Merger Treaty The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes merger treaty in the following terms: [1] Signed in 1965 and brought into force in 1967, the Merger Treaty established a single Commission and a single Council of Ministers for the […]

Brussells I

Brussells I in Europe Brussells I and the European Judicial System Description of Brussells I provided by the European Union Commission: The expression Brussels I is often used to refer to Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and […]

Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods in Europe Description of Bretton Woods The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes bretton woods in the following terms: [1] The Bretton Woods Conference of July 1944 shaped the world's post-war monetary order at a time when German defeat looked inevitable […]

Brezhnev Doctrine

Brezhnev Doctrine in Europe Description of Brezhnev Doctrine The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes brezhnev doctrine in the following terms: [1] Three months after the 'Prague Spring' was crushed by the Soviet military in 1968, Leonid Brezhnev declared the […]

Brussels Convention

Brussels Convention in Europe Definition of Brussels Convention In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Brussels Convention : An international convention of 1968 that determines which courts will have jurisdiction in relation to international disputes (See […]

Brice V. Stokes

Definition of Brice V. Stokes ((1805), 11 Ves. 319). The question in this case vvab whether a trustee should be charged with certain purchase-money, which, though lie had joined in the receipt for conformity, had been received by his co-trustee. Held, that he was liable to be charged, the sale […]

Brief

Definition of Brief The document containing the materials or instructions furnished by a solicitor to a barrister to enable him to represent the client in legal proceedings Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Brief in the Dictionaries, Brief in our […]

Brinsmead V. Harrison

Definition of Brinsmead V. Harrison ((1872), L. R. 7 C. P. 547). Held, that although the liability of joint tortfeasors is joint and several, a judgment against one, even if unsatisfied, is a bar to an action against another, for the cause of action is merged in the judgment transit in roil […]

British Subject

Definition of British Subject A person who is a natural-born British subject, or a person to whom a certificate of naturalisation has been granted, or a person who has become a subject of His Majesty by reason of any annexation of territory. (British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914 […]

Broker

Definition of Broker A mercantile agent for the purchase and sale of goods, stocks and shares, policies of insurance, etc. Brokerage is the commission on the price realised payable to the broker for his servicesA broker is not generally personally liable, nor can he sue on a contract, unless […]

Brothel

Definition of Brothel A disorderly house : one used for purposes of fornication by both sexes, but not one so used by one woman onlyThe keeping of a brothel is a misdemeanour. (The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885, 1922.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Brutum Fulmen

Definition of Brutum Fulmen A threat to which effect cannot be given Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Brutum Fulmen in the Dictionaries, Brutum Fulmen in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Bryant V. Foot

Definition of Bryant V. Foot ((1868), 9 B. & s. 444). As a rule, a custom must be proved to have been in use from time immemorial continuouslyA parson of a parish claimed by custom a fee of 13s. on every marriage solemnised. Held, that it was impossible that 13s. could have been paid from time […]

Brewster Sessions

Definition of Brewster Sessions The general annual licensing meeting Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Brewster Sessions in the Dictionaries, Brewster Sessions in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia […]

Bradlaugh V. Gossett

Definition of Bradlaugh V. Gossett ((1884), 12 Q. B. D. 271). This was an action against the Serjeant-at-Arms, who had been directed by the House of Commons to remove the plaintiff from the House until he should engage not further to disturb the proceedings. Held, that the House of Commons is […]

Bradley V. Garritt

Definition of Bradley V. Garritt ([1903] A. C. 253). A stipulation in a mortgage deed for a collateral advantage is void if it attempts to bind the property after redemption as inconsistent with the right to redeem. A person holding most of the shares in a tea company mortgaged the shares to […]

Brawling

Definition of Brawling The misdemeanour of creating a disturbance in a consecrated building or ground Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Brawling in the Dictionaries, Brawling in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

Breach

Definition of Breach The invasion of a right, or the violation of a duty Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach in the Dictionaries, Breach in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse […]

Breach Of Close

Definition of Breach Of Close Trespass on land Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of Close in the Dictionaries, Breach Of Close in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Breach Of Contract

Definition of Breach Of Contract The failure to carry out an undertaking, e.g., a breach of promise of marriage. See (-ontract; Damages; Lumley v. Gye; Hoehstcr v. Delatour Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of Contract in the Dictionaries, […]

Breach Of Pound

Definition of Breach Of Pound See Pound-breach Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of Pound in the Dictionaries, Breach Of Pound in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Breach Of Privilege

Definition of Breach Of Privilege Contempt of the High Court of Parliament, whether relating to the House of Lords or to the House of Commons, e.g., resistance to the officers of the House Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of Privilege in the […]

Breach Of Promise

Definition of Breach Of Promise The common name of the action brought for breach of promise of marriage. Exemplary damages may be recovered. The plaintiff’s evidence, however, must be corroborated by some other material evidence in support of the promise. (Evidence Further Amendment Act, […]

Breach Of The Peace

Definition of Breach Of The Peace An offence against public order. See Articles of the Peace Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of The Peace in the Dictionaries, Breach Of The Peace in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Breach Of Trust

Definition of Breach Of Trust An improper act, neglect or default on the part of a trustee in regard to his trust, either in disregard of the terms of the trust, or the rules of equity. See Trust Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breach Of Trust in […]

Breaking Bulk

Definition of Breaking Bulk To unload ; to unpack. At common law there could be no larceny of goods which had originally been lawfully obtained by a person who subsequently wrongfully converted them to his own use, unless such conversion was preceded by some new act of taking, such as breaking […]

Breve

Definition of Breve (A short thing.) A writ Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breve in the Dictionaries, Breve in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

Brevia Testata

Definition of Brevia Testata Early forms of deeds of conveyance Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Brevia Testata in the Dictionaries, Brevia Testata in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Breviate

Definition of Breviate A memorandum of the contents of a Bill Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Breviate in the Dictionaries, Breviate in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]