Treaty of Rome

Treaty of Rome in Europe Description of Treaty of Rome The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes treaty of rome in the following terms: [1] Europe's seminal Treaty, signed in 1957 and second of the three founding Treaties to be concluded (the first was the 1951 Treaty of […]

Anglo-American Model

Anglo-American Model in Europe Description of Anglo-American model The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes anglo-american model in the following terms: [1] Sometimes contrasted with the Rhine model, the British and US economic systems are based on deregulation, free […]

Trade Union

Trade Union in Europe Trade Union in Sweden Under Chapter 2, with the heading "Fundamental rights and freedoms," of the Instrument of Government (part of the Swedish Constitution), Article 17 provides the following: A trade union or an employer or employers' association shall be […]

Trade Unions

Trade Unions in Europe Definition of Trade Unions

Originally friendly societies consisting of artisans, engaged in a particular trade, such as carpenters, bricklayers, etc. ; they in course of time acquired the character of associations for the protection of the interests of workmen. […]

Troika

Troika in Europe Description of Troika The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes troika in the following terms: [1] Before the Treaty of Amsterdam, the troika consisted of the current presidencyof the Council of Ministers, together with its immediate successor and […]

Treaty of Nice

Treaty of Nice in Europe History of the European Union: Treaty of Nice Introduction to Treaty of Nice The theme of EU expansion was addressed again in 2000 in what became the Treaty of Nice. Signed in 2001, this treaty outlined a series of staged reforms to prepare the EU for enlargement. The […]

Truster

Truster in Europe Truster (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "truster" is a person who constitutes or intends to constitute a trust by juridical act. Resources See Also Private Law

Treaty of Amsterdam

Treaty of Amsterdam in Europe Description of Treaty of Amsterdam The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes treaty of amsterdam in the following terms: [1] The Treaty of Amsterdam, agreed in 1997 and ratified in 1998, was intended as a sequel to the Maastricht Treaty, with […]

Trust

Trust in Europe Definition of Trust

A relation or association between one person (or persons) on the one hand and another person (or persons) on the other, based on confidence, by which property is vested in or held by the one person, on behalf of and for the benefit of another. The […]

Transparency

Transparency in Europe Description of Transparency The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes transparency in the following terms: [1] The EU's Treaties display ostensible devotion to the principle of transparency. Nevertheless, secrecy dogs the deliberations of the […]

Treaty of Lisbon

Treaty of Lisbon in Europe History of the European Union: Treaty of Lisbon Introduction to Treaty of Lisbon One of the main treaty governing the European Union is the Treaty of Lisbon (13 December 2007). This contains two sets of provisions. One set is in an annex to the Treaty and is […]

Treaty

Definition of Treaty (1) The negotiations prior to and leading up to a contract or agreement. (2) An agreement between the governments of two or more States. The treaty-making power is part of the Royal Prerogative, but the private rights of a subject of this country are not affected by a […]

Triplioatio

Definition of Triplioatio Triplicate. An equitable allegation by a plaintiff in answer to a duplicatio. (Roman Law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Triplioatio in the Dictionaries, Triplioatio in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

Trover

Definition of Trover A species of action on the case (q.v.), which originally lay for the recovery of damages against a person who had found another’s goods and wrongfully converted them to his own use ; subsequently the allegation of the loss of the goods by the plaintiff and the finding of […]

Truck Acts

Definition of Truck Acts The Truck Acts, 1831, 1887, and 1896, were paseed to abolish the truck system, or the practice of employers in paying their employees in tokens exchangeable for goods, which had led to abuses Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

True Bill

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

Trustee In Bankruptcy

Definition of Trustee In Bankruptcy A person in whom the property of a bankrupt is vested in trust for the creditors ; his duty is to discover, realise and distribute it among the creditors, and for that purpose to examine the bankrupt’s property, accounts, etc., to investigate proofs (#.v.) […]

Trial By Battle

Definition of Trial By Battle See Appeal of Felony Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Trial By Battle in the Dictionaries, Trial By Battle in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the […]

Triers Or Triors

Definition of Triers Or Triors Persons appointed by the Court to decide challenges to jurors. See Challenge of Jurors Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Triers Or Triors in the Dictionaries, Triers Or Triors in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Trinity House

Definition of Trinity House The Corporation of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond. It received its charter from Henry VIII in 1514. It has been entrusted with many duties relating to pilotage and lighthouses, beacons and sea marks. The Masters of Trinity House are known as Elder Brethren, […]

Transit In Rem Judicatem

Definition of Transit In Rem Judicatem It passes into or becomes a res judicata. When a person has obtained a judgment in respect of a given right of action, he cannot bring another action for the same right, but must take proceedings to enforce his judgment. See Merger; Harriot v. Hampton […]

Traverse

Definition of Traverse To deny an allegation of fact. If a plaintiff replies by simply joining issue on the statement of defence he traverses, that is, denies, all the material allegations in the defence. See Order XIX, r. 18.Traverse of office or inquisition is a mode by which a subject can, […]

Treason Felony

Definition of Treason Felony The Treason Felony Act, 1848, provides that treason felony consists in an intention to depose or levy war upon the Sovereign or compel him to change his measures or counsels, or to terrorise either House of Parliament, or to incite any foreigner to invade the […]

Treasure Trove

Definition of Treasure Trove Any money, coin, gold, silver, plate or bullion found hidden in the earth or other private place. It belongs to the Crown, unless the owner appears to claim it. The Crown may grant the right to treasure trove found within a certain district to a private person, […]

Treasury

Definition of Treasury Or the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury. The Department of the Government which administers the revenue of the State in accordance with the votes of the House of Commons. The financial head of the Treasury is the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister usually […]