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  • Hill V. Bigge

    Definition of Hill V. Bigge ((1841), 3 Moo. P. C. C. 465). The appellant, the Governor of Trinidad, was sued in the Civil Court of the island for a debt incurred in England before his appointment. Jleld, that an action will lie against the Governor in the Court of his colony. The authority of […]

  • Hire-purchase Agreement

    Definition of Hire-purchase Agreement An agreement by which the owner of a chattel lets it out on hire and undertakes that it shall become the property of the hirer when the hirer has paid the last of a certaiii number of payments specified in the agreement. Until then no property in the […]

  • Higham V. Ridgway

    Definition of Higham V. Ridgway ((1808), 10 East, 109). If a person have peculiar means of knowing a fact, and make a written entry of that fact which is against his interest at the time, it is evidence of the fact as between third persons after his death.An entry was made by a man midwife…

  • Highway

    Definition of Highway A road or way open to the public as of right for the purpose of passing and repassing. The ownership of the soil may be private. A highway may be founded on prescription, statute, or by dedication to the public by the owner. See Vovaston v. Payne Browse You might be […]

  • Higham V. Ridgway

    Definition of Higham V. Ridgway ((1808), 10 East, 109). If a person have peculiar means of knowing a fact, and make a written entry of that fact which is against his interest at the time, it is evidence of the fact as between third persons after his death.An entry was made by a man midwife…

  • Highway

    Definition of Highway A road or way open to the public as of right for the purpose of passing and repassing. The ownership of the soil may be private. A highway may be founded on prescription, statute, or by dedication to the public by the owner. See Vovaston v. Payne Browse You might be […]

  • High Commission

    Definition of High Commission The Court established in 1583, to inquire into all offences against the Acts of Supremacy (1 Eliz. c. 1) and Uniformity (1 Eliz. c. 2) and other offences of wide scope. It was abolished by 16 Car. 1, c. 11 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

  • High Court Of Justice

    Definition of High Court Of Justice See Supreme Court of Judicature Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription High Court Of Justice in the Dictionaries, High Court Of Justice in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

  • High Seas

    Definition of High Seas The seas or open salt water beyond the distance of three miles from the coast of any country. The majority of States claim territorial jurisdiction over the seas within three miles of their coasts, but beyond that limit the high seas are said to be free. But there are […]

  • Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals

    Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals in Europe Author: Boczek, Boleslaw A. Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals. Place and date of Publication and Publisher: Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1994. According to Introduction to Research in International Law (see […]