Exchange Rate Mechanism

Exchange Rate Mechanism in Europe Definition of Exchange Rate Mechanism In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Exchange Rate Mechanism : (ERM) A component of the *European Monetary System under which the central banks of participating countries could not […]

Excessive Self-defence

Excessive Self-defence in Europe Excessive Self-defence in Germany Provisions relating to excessive self-defence in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Two the Offenceunder the Fourth Title, Self-defence, Necessity and Duress," located in Section 33 […]

Exequatur

Exequatur in Europe Definition of Exequatur

A permission by a Government to the consul of another State to enter upon the discharge oi his functions. It's issue is entirely discretionary

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Extended Confiscation

Extended Confiscation in Europe Extended Confiscation and Deprivation in Germany Provisions relating to extended confiscation and deprivation in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eight, under the heading "Counterfeiting of Money and Official […]

Exhibitionism

Exhibitionism in Europe Exhibitionism in Germany Provisions relating to exhibitionism in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Thirteen, under the heading "Offences Against Sexual Self-determination," located in Section 183 Exhibitionism, which […]

Exclusive Arrangements

Exclusive Arrangements in Europe Exclusive Arrangements and the Public Sector Information Contracts or other arrangements between the public sector bodies and third parties providing for exclusive rights to use public sector information. Exclusive arrangement might be for example a license […]

Export Credits Group

Export Credits Group in Europe The Export Credits Group coordinates Member States’ position on export credit issues that are negotiated in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This cooperation aims to ensure that the countries do not undercut each other and create […]

Export Bans

Export Bans in Europe Definition of Export Bans In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Export Bans : Anticompetitive practices (*anticompetitive practices) that have the effect of banning the resale of products from one EU territory in another state of the […]

Expansion of the EC

Expansion of the EC in Europe History of the European Union: Expansion of the EC Introduction to Expansion of the EC In 1972, after nearly two years of negotiations, it was agreed that the four applicant countries would be admitted on January 1, 1973. The United Kingdom, Ireland, and Denmark […]

Extendi Facias, Writ Of

Definition of Extendi Facias, Writ Of That you cause to be extended. The Writ of Extent Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Extendi Facias, Writ Of in the Dictionaries, Extendi Facias, Writ Of in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Extent

Definition of Extent The writ to recover debts of record due to the Crown, directed to the sheriff, who proceeded to make a valuation of the property of the debtor by means of a statement on oath of a jury. An extent in chief is a proceeding by the Crown for the recovery of a debt of record […]

Exterritoriality

Definition of Exterritoriality A legal fiction by which certain persons and things are deemed for the purpose of jurisdiction and control to be outside the territory of the State in which they really are, and within that of some other State. Its principal applications are :(1) Sovereigns, […]

Extinguishment

Definition of Extinguishment The cesser of a right or obligation, particularly by operation of consolidation or merger. The right to a sum of money is extinguished when a debt is paid. An easement is extinguished when the dominant and servient tenements become united in the same person Browse […]

Expatriation

Definition of Expatriation Loss of nationality by renunciation of allegiance, and the acquisition of a foreign nationality Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expatriation in the Dictionaries, Expatriation in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Extradition

Definition of Extradition The delivery up of a person who has committed a crime in another country by the authorities of the country in which he has taken refuge, to the authorities of the country where the crime was committed.The law on the subject as regards this country is contained in the […]

Expectant Heir

Definition of Expectant Heir Everyone who has either a vested remainder or a contingent remainder in a family property, including a remainder in a portion, as well as a remainder in an estate, and everyone who has the hope of succession to the property of an ancestor, either by reason of being […]

Extrajudicial

Definition of Extrajudicial Outside judicial procedure, e.g., distress ; a dictum Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Extrajudicial in the Dictionaries, Extrajudicial in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Expedit Reipublicae Lit Finis Sit Litium

Definition of Expedit Reipublicae Lit Finis Sit Litium It is in the public interest that the decision of cases should be final Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expedit Reipublicae Lit Finis Sit Litium in the Dictionaries, Expedit Reipublicae Lit […]

Expensse Litis

Definition of Expensse Litis Expenses of the cause ; costs Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expensse Litis in the Dictionaries, Expensse Litis in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse […]

Expensilatio

Definition of Expensilatio See Literarum obligatio Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expensilatio in the Dictionaries, Expensilatio in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Expiring Laws Continuance Act

Definition of Expiring Laws Continuance Act An Act passed every year to continue, generally until the end of the following year, a number of Acts which otherwise would have expired Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expiring Laws Continuance Act in […]

Exposure Indecent

Definition of Exposure Indecent A common law misdemeanour. Under the Vagrancy Act, 1824, and the Town Police Clauses Act, 1847, it is punishable summarily. See Criminal Justice Act, 1925, s. 42 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exposure Indecent in […]

Express

Definition of Express Direct communication, as opposed to communication by implication ; e.g., an express trust Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Express in the Dictionaries, Express in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

Expressum Facit Cessare Tactium

Definition of Expressum Facit Cessare Tactium When there is express mention of certain things, then anything not mentioned is excluded Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expressum Facit Cessare Tactium in the Dictionaries, Expressum Facit Cessare […]

Expropriation

Definition of Expropriation Compulsorily depriving a person of a right of property belonging to him in return for a compensation Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Expropriation in the Dictionaries, Expropriation in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Examiner

Definition of Examiner A person appointed by a Court to take the examination of witnesses in an action, that is, to take down the result of their interrogation by the parties or their counsel. An examiner is generally appointed where a witness is in a foreign country, or is too ill or infirm […]

Exhibit

Definition of Exhibit When it is wished to put a document or moveable thing in evidence by affidavit, a reference to it is made in the affidavit, as being marked in some way for identification, and as having been produced to the deponent at the time of his swearing the affidavit. (Order […]

Exception

Definition of Exception A saving clause in a deed so that the thing excepted does not pass by the grant.In procedure, to except to a thing was to object to or challenge it Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exception in the Dictionaries, Exception in […]

Exigent, Or Exigi Facias

Definition of Exigent, Or Exigi Facias A writ used in obtaining the outlawry of a person ; it required the sheriff to call on the defendant to appear and answer the plaintiff ; if he made default after being exacted (called) five times, he was outlawed Browse You might be interested in these […]

Excess Profits Duty

Definition of Excess Profits Duty A duty of inland revenue imposed from 1915 to 1921 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Excess Profits Duty in the Dictionaries, Excess Profits Duty in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

Exitus

Definition of Exitus (1) Issue or offspring ; (2) the yearly rents and profits of lands and tenements ; and (3) a joinder of issue or close of pleadings Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exitus in the Dictionaries, Exitus in our legal dictionaries, […]

Exchange

Definition of Exchange Mutual transfer or conveyance of property Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exchange in the Dictionaries, Exchange in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the […]

Exoneration

Definition of Exoneration Relief from liability ; the relieving of one part of the estate of a testator of liability, by throwing it on another part, either by direction of the testator or by operation of law. See Locke King’s Act Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Exchequer

Definition of Exchequer A public office, formerly consisting of two divisions, the Exchequer of Receipt, and the Court of Exchequer (q.v.). The former managed the royal revenues, receiving and keeping the moneys due to the Crown, and seeing that the payments out were made on proper authority. […]

Exchequer Bills

Definition of Exchequer Bills Bills issued by the Government for the purpose of raising temporary loans, generally in anticipation of the supplies granted by Parliament. They are negotiable instruments Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exchequer […]

Excise

Definition of Excise A duty of inland revenue chargeable on the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors, tobacco, etc Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Excise in the Dictionaries, Excise in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Exclusive Jurisdiction

Definition of Exclusive Jurisdiction The jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery in cases where no relief was obtainable at law, i. e., where both the right and the remedy were purely equitable, e.g., breach of trust Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Exeat

Definition of Exeat Let him go Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Exeat in the Dictionaries, Exeat in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find synonyms and related […]

Execution

Definition of Execution The act of completing or carrying into effect, particularly of a judgment, effected by writs of execution, orders and notices, which compel the defendant to do or to pay what has been adjudged. The term execution has in criminal procedure come to mean the carrying out […]