Supervision Order

Supervision Order in Europe Supervision Order in Germany Provisions relating to supervision order in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-one, under the heading "Assistance After the Fact and Handling Stolen Goods," located in Section 262 […]

Subsidy Fraud

Subsidy Fraud in Europe Subsidy Fraud in Germany Provisions relating to subsidy fraud in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-two, under the heading "Fraud and Embezzlement," located in Section 264 Subsidy fraud, which reads: (1) […]

Subsequent Decisions

Subsequent Decisions in Europe Subsequent Decisions in Germany Provisions relating to subsequent decisions in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the Fourth Title, Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment," located in Section 56e […]

Suspension

Suspension in Europe Description of Suspension The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes suspension in the following terms: [1] The 1997 Treaty of Amsterdam introduced the provision that a member state found guilty of serious and persistent breach of fundamental principles […]

Surveillance

Surveillance in Europe Crime, Security and Surveillance: Effects for the Surveillant and the Surveilled: Introduction Gudrun Vande Walle, from the University College Ghent, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Crime […]

Suspensive

Suspensive in Europe Suspensive (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A condition is "suspensive" if it prevents a legal relationship or effect from coming into existence until the condition is satisfied. Resources See Also Private Law

Supervision Boards

Supervision Boards in Europe Supervision Boards in Sweden Supervision Boards in the Swedish Penal Code The Swedish Criminal Code was adopted in 1962 and entered into force on 1 January 1965. It contains provisions on supervision boards and on most of the acts that constitute crimes in Sweden. […]

Subrogation

Subrogation in Europe Definition of Subrogation

The substitution of one person or thing for another, so that the same rights and duties which attached to the original person or thing attach to the substituted one. If one person is subrogated to another, he is said to " stand in […]

Subsidiary Protection

Subsidiary Protection in Europe Subsidiary Protection in the Context of Asylum Law Protection given to people who are at risk of "serious harm" in their own countries but who do not meet the definition of a refugee. It is a status that derives from the Qualification Directive. […]

Substitution of Debtor

Substitution of Debtor in Europe Substitution of Debtor (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: "Substitution" of a debtor is the process whereby, with the agreement of the creditor, a third party is substituted completely or incompletely for the […]

Suspension of Sentence

Suspension of Sentence in Europe Aggregate Sentence and Suspension of Sentence in Germany Provisions relating to aggregate sentence and suspension of sentence in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the Fourth Title, Suspended […]

Supply

Supply in Europe Supply (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: To "supply" goods or other assets means to make them available to another person, whether by sale, gift, barter, lease or other means: to "supply" services means to provide […]

Surprise

Definition of Surprise may be a ground for setting aside a contract, judgment or order if substantial injustice has been done Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Surprise in the Dictionaries, Surprise in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

Surrebutter; Surrejoinder

Definition of Surrebutter; Surrejoinder See Pleadings Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Surrebutter; Surrejoinder in the Dictionaries, Surrebutter; Surrejoinder in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia […]

Surrender

Definition of Surrender The yielding up of an estate for life or for years in land, so that it merges in the reversion or remainder. Surrender must be by deed, or may be by operation of law, e.g., if a lessee accepts a new leas incompatible with his existing lease, this operates as a surrender […]

Survivorship

Definition of Survivorship The right of a person to property by reason of his having survived another person who had an interest in it, e.g., on the death of one of two joint tenants the whole property passes to the survivor. See Commorientes Browse You might be interested in these references […]

Sus

Definition of Sus per coll. An abbreviation for suspendatur per collum : let him be hanged by the neck Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Sus in the Dictionaries, Sus in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Sutton V. Johnstone

Definition of Sutton V. Johnstone (IT. R. 493). An action will not lie against a party’s superior officer for acts done in the course of his duty.The plaintiff, a naval captain, sued his superior officer for having put him under arrest and imprisonment and so kept him nearly three years, until […]

Sur

Definition of Sur Upon. Used to point out on what the old real actions were founded, e.g., sur disseisin, to recover the land from a disseisor Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Sur in the Dictionaries, Sur in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Surcharge

Definition of Surcharge (1) To surcharge a common is to put more cattle thereon than the pasture and herbage will sustain, or than the commoner has a right to do. (2) Where an account is being investigated in the Chancery Division, and the party at whose instance it is taken shows that an item […]

Sureties Of The Peace And Good Behaviour

Definition of Sureties Of The Peace And Good Behaviour A person may be ordered to find sureties for his keeping the peace upon conviction on indictment of any felony under the Criminal Law Consolidation Act, 1861. He may be ordered to find sureties both for the peace and for good behaviour […]

Surety

Definition of Surety A person who binds himself usually by deed to satisfy the obligation of another person, if the latter fails to do so: a guarantor. If a surety satisfies the obligation for which he has made himself liable, he is entitled to recover the amount from the principal debtor. […]

Surplusage

Definition of Surplusage A superfluity or excess ; in pleading, the allegation of unnecessary matter. See Order XIX, r. 27 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Surplusage in the Dictionaries, Surplusage in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Summons

Definition of Summons A document issued from the office of a Court of justice, calling upon the person to whom it is directed to attend before a Judge or officer of the Court. In the High Court of Justice a summons is a mode of making an application to a Judge or master in chambers for the […]

Super-tax

Definition of Super-tax An addition to the Income Tax charged at the rate prescribed for any year in respect of the income of any individual, the total of which from all sources exceeds two thousand pounds (Income Tax Act, 1918, s. 4).Super- tax is charged on a sliding scale from ninepence to […]

Subtraction

Definition of Subtraction The neglect or refusal to perform a duty or service, e.g., pay a tithe Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Subtraction in the Dictionaries, Subtraction in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

Super Visum Corporis

Definition of Super Visum Corporis Upon view of the body. See Coroner Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Super Visum Corporis in the Dictionaries, Super Visum Corporis in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Succession

Definition of Succession Where property passes on the death of a corporation sole to his successor; for as the heir doth inherit to the ancestor, so the successor doth succeed to the predecessor (Co. Litt. SB) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Supercargo

Definition of Supercargo A person employed by charterers of ships to go on the ship for the purpose of looking after cargo shipped by them and of selling it abroad. He also looks after such cargoes as may be shipped for the return voyage Browse You might be interested in these references […]

Succession Duty

Definition of Succession Duty A duty which was first imposed by the Succession Duty Act, 1853, on gratuitous acquisition, on death, of property in respect of which no legacy (q.v.) duty is payable, unless specially exempted. See the Finance Act, 1894 and 19091910 Browse You might be interested […]

Supersedeas

Definition of Supersedeas A writ which stays or puts an end to a proceeding. Thus, if a certiorari (q.v.) has been wrongly issued, and has been returned, the Court will grant a supersedeas Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Supersedeas in the […]

Sue

Definition of Sue To bring an action, suit or other civil proceeding against a person Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Sue in the Dictionaries, Sue in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Superstitious Uses

Definition of Superstitious Uses A trust which has for its object the propagation of the rites of a religion not tolerated by the law, and which is therefore void Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Superstitious Uses in the Dictionaries, […]

Sufferance Wharf

Definition of Sufferance Wharf A place appointed by order under the hands of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise for the lading and unlading of goods liable to Customs duties. See section 14, Customs Consolidation Act, 1876 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Supplied Vit

Definition of Supplied Vit When a justice of the peace refused to compel a person to give security to keep the peace, the person exhibiting the articles of the peace might apply to the High Court for a supplicavit, which is a mandatory writ compelling the justice to require security. […]

Sugden V. St. Leonards (Lord)

Definition of Sugden V. St. Leonards (Lord) ((1876), L. R. 1 P. D. 154). The will of Lord St. Leonards was missing at his death and was never found. His daughter wrote out the contents of the will from memory. Held, that the declarations of the testator, as recorded by the daughter, were […]

Supply, Committee Of

Definition of Supply, Committee Of See Committee of the whole House Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Supply, Committee Of in the Dictionaries, Supply, Committee Of in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Suggestio Falsi

Definition of Suggestio Falsi An active misrepresentation, as opposed to a suppressio veri, or passive misrepresentation (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Suggestio Falsi in the Dictionaries, Suggestio Falsi in our legal dictionaries, […]

Support, Right Of

Definition of Support, Right Of Every proprietor of land is entitled to so much lateral support from his neighbour’s land as is necessary to keep his soil at its natural level, that is, his neighbour must not excavate eo close to the boundary as to cause his land to fall or subside. Similarly […]

Sui Juris

Definition of Sui Juris An independent person not subject to any of the three forms of authority, potestas, manus, mancipium. (Roman law.) In English law, a person who can validly contract and bind himself by legal obligation uncontrolled by any other person Browse You might be interested in […]

Suppressio Veri

Definition of Suppressio Veri The suppression of the truth ; misrepresentation (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Suppressio Veri in the Dictionaries, Suppressio Veri in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Suicide

Definition of Suicide The felony of self-murder Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Suicide in the Dictionaries, Suicide in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

Supreme Court Of Judicature

Definition of Supreme Court Of Judicature The Court formed by the Judicature Act, 1873 (as modified by later Acts). It consists of two permanent divisions, viz., a Court of original jurisdiction, called the High Court of Justice, and a Court of appellate jurisdiction, called the Court of […]