Crown Law


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Crown Law

A law derived from English law (ie. England, Ireland, Canada, PNG, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Malaysia).
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Crown Law

The legal system in the United Kingdom. Crown law also serves as the basis for law in many Commonwealth countries, such as Canada, Australia, and Singapore. Importantly, Crown Law serves as the basis for financial law in some organizations within countries that do not belong to the Commonwealth. The Dubai International Financial Centre, for example, operates under British common law.
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(30) Paul Lordon, ed, Crown Law (Toronto: Butterworths, 1991) at 17.
"Crown prerogatives." In Crown Law, edited by Paul Lordon.
Crown law and social practice in Lima established the context for child rearing and the control of minors modeled on the patriarchal family and the racial and class hierarchies of colonial society.
She tracks the increase in the Court's workload and the construction of the courthouse at Darlinghurst, the rehousing of the Crown Law Offices and the Registry of Deeds and the first of many rearrangements of the space in 1843-44.
The CIFIU is also a member of the Anti-Corruption Committee, along with the Office of the Prime Minister, Police, Crown Law, Audit Office, and the Financial Secretary.
Crown law referred to criminal law and the term Crown has come to refer to the prosecutor in criminal proceedings in a court of law.
Crown law advice was: settle without delay and with as little publicity as possible.
Thus the Crown's courts as constituted at present have no expertise or authentic jurisdiction to decide where Aboriginal law ends and where Crown law begins.
He built his formidable legal reputation initially in private practice and the Crown Law Office, but it was his appointment to the Court of Appeal where he made his lasting contribution.
No doubt, as next month's enforcement date gets closer, there will be further collaborative policy work involving DHBs, the Ministry of Health, the various regulatory authorities such as the Medical and Nursing Councils, professional groups such as NZNO, and other relevant government departments who will enforce the new changes, eg Police and Crown Law. This will ensure the protection of children and vulnerable adults can be facilitated without the risk of potential criminal liability to all those who care for such people.
In a 1994 interview, Ron said that he had learned to type because when he was a teenager working in the Records section of the Crown Law Department, he was required to sit for an administrative exam which included typing.