Forum

Forum in Europe Definition of Forum

A place ; a Court

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Four Freedoms

Four Freedoms in Europe Description of Four freedoms The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes four freedoms in the following terms: [1] The 1957 Treaty of Rome sets out four freedoms which should characterise the internal market and lay the foundations of an ever closer […]

Fontainebleau Agreement

Fontainebleau Agreement in Europe Description of Fontainebleau Agreement The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes fontainebleau agreement in the following terms: [1] In 1984, frustrated at the EC's lack of progress, President François Mitterranddetermined to use the […]

Forum-shopping

Forum-shopping in Europe Forum-shopping and the European Judicial System Description of Forum-shopping provided by the European Union Commission: Forum-shopping is a specific concept of private international law. A person who takes the initiative of bringing a court action may be tempted to […]

Foreign State

Foreign State in Europe Authorisation; Request by a Foreign State in Germany Provisions relating to authorisation; request by a foreign state in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Four, under the heading "Request to Prosecute; Authorisation to […]

Forgery

Forgery in Europe Definition of Forgery

At common law the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's rights. By section 1, subsection 1, Forgery Act, 1913, " The making of a false document in order that it may be used as genuine, and in the case […]

Foreigners

Foreigners in Europe Foreigners in Sweden Under Chapter 2, with the heading "Fundamental rights and freedoms," of the Instrument of Government (part of the Swedish Constitution), Article 22 provides the following: A foreign national within the Realm is equated with a Swedish citizen […]

Founding Fathers

Founding Fathers in Europe Description of Founding Fathers The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes founding fathers in the following terms: [1] The EU has a pantheon of prophets and heroes, who are endowed (sometimes justly, sometimes only in retrospect) with special […]

Follow-up Measures

Follow-up Measures in Europe Follow-up measures in relation to the E.U. Services Directive The following is an examination of follow-up measures regarding the European Union Servicies Directive [1]: Follow-up measures: Method of implementation The Services Directive also requires Member […]

Isoglucose Case

Isoglucose Case in Europe Description of Isoglucose case The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes isoglucose case in the following terms: [1] In the 1979 isoglucose case (the details of which are of no importance) the European Court of Justice established that the Council […]

Fouchet Plan

Fouchet Plan in Europe Description of Fouchet Plan The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes fouchet plan in the following terms: [1] The name of Fouchet, a French diplomat, would doubtless have languished in obscurity for ever had he not been made the mouthpiece of Charles […]

Foreign Licence

Foreign Licence in Europe Effect of Disqualification in Case of Foreign Licence in Germany Provisions relating to effect of disqualification in case of foreign licence in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the Sixth Title, Measures […]

Fortuna

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

Foster V. Mackinnon

Definition of Foster V. Mackinnon ((1869), L. R. 4 C. P. 704). The defendant had been induced to indorse a bill of exchange by a representation that it was merely a guarantee, and he had not been guilty of negligence. Held, the bill was invalid, as the mind of the indorser did not accompany […]

Fouldes V. Willoughby

Definition of Fouldes V. Willoughby ((1841), 8 M. & W. 540). Held, that for an interference with the goods of another to constitute conversion or trover it must amount to a wrongful assumption of powers of ownership Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Four Seas

Definition of Four Seas (1) The Atlantic; (2) the North Sea; (3) the German Ocean ; and (4) the English Channel. Within the four seas meant within the United Kingdom Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Four Seas in the Dictionaries, Four Seas in our […]

Four-day Order

Definition of Four-day Order See Order XLI, r. 5, known as a four-day order. Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Four-day Order in the Dictionaries, Four-day Order in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Fox V. Bishop Of Chester

Definition of Fox V. Bishop Of Chester ((1824), 6 Bmg. 1). Whilst the incumbent of a church living was in extremis, but before he died, the next presentation was sold, but without the privity of, and without any intention to present, a particular clerk to the church when vacant. Held, that […]

Fox V. Mackreth

Definition of Fox V. Mackreth ((1788), 2 Cox, 320). The defendant, Mackreth, being a trustee for the plaintiff, Fox, of certain property, agreed to buy such property of him for a sum of 39,500, and such agreement was duly carried out by conveyances being subsequently executed. Mackreth […]

Forinsecus

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

For Judge

Definition of For Judge To deprive a person of a thing or right by a judgment Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription For Judge in the Dictionaries, For Judge in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Formedon

Definition of Formedon Writs brought by persons who claimed land under a gift in tail when it was in the possession of a person not entitled to it. Abolished by the Real Property Limitation Act, 1833 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Formedon in the […]

Foreign Attachment

Definition of Foreign Attachment A process whereby a defendant was compelled to appear in the Mayor’s Court of the City of London, or elsewhere, by attaching property of the debtor in the hands of a third party within the jurisdiction of the Court, known as the garnishee. Now obsolete Browse […]

Foreign Enlistment Act, 1870

Definition of Foreign Enlistment Act, 1870 The Act making it an offence, punishable with fine and imprisonment, for any British subject, without the licence of the Crown, to serve in the military or naval servce of any foreign State at war with any State which is at peace with England, er to […]

Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890

Definition of Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890 The consolidating Act which provided (following the preamble that by treaty, capitulation, grant, usage, sufferance, etc., the Crown has jurisdiction in countries and places outside its dominions) that it should be lawful for the Sovereign to […]

Foreign Office

Definition of Foreign Office The Government Department of which the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs is the head Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Foreign Office in the Dictionaries, Foreign Office in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Foreign Plea

Definition of Foreign Plea A plea (q.v.) to the jurisdiction of the Court Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Foreign Plea in the Dictionaries, Foreign Plea in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of […]

Foreman

Definition of Foreman The member of a jury who acts as spokesman Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Foreman in the Dictionaries, Foreman in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the […]

Medicine

Definition of Forensic Medicine Medical jurisprudence: that science which teaches the application of every branch of medical knowledge to the purposes of the law (Taylor) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Forensic Medicine in the Dictionaries, […]

Foreshore

Definition of Foreshore That part of the land adjacent to the sea which is alternately covered and left dry by the ordinary flow of the tides. The property in the foreshore is prima facie vested in the Crown Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Forest

Definition of Forest The exclusive right of keeping and hunting wild beasts and fowls of forest, chase, park, and warren in a certain territory, with laws and officers of its own, established for the protection of the game. Obsolete Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]