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Subject: Music

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Part 20 claim

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
297 words

...that they seek to counterclaim against in addition to the claimant, he must bring that party into the proceedings by issuing a Part 20 claim form. Once done, the third party becomes known as the Part 20 defendant . A defendant can issue a Part 20 claim form without requiring permission of the court if it is issued before or at the time of the filing of his defence. Directions in such a case will be dealt with as part of the normal system of case management appropriate to the track to which the case has been allocated. If the time in which the defence must...

youth rehabilitation order

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
113 words

... • residence requirement; • programme requirement; • attendance centre requirement; • intensive supervision and surveillance; • intensive fostering. http://yjbpublications.justice.gov.uk/en-gb/Resources/Downloads/Youth%20Rehabilitation%20Order%20and%20the%20Criminal%20Justice%20and%20Immigration%20Act%202008.pdf : Non-statutory...

third-party proceedings

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
42 words

...third-party proceedings Proceedings brought by a defendant to a civil action against a person not already a party to the action. Such proceedings are now made under Part 20 of the Civil Procedure Rules and known as Part 20 claims...

suppression of documents

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
17 words

...of documents An offence under s 20 Theft Act 1968 repealed by the Fraud Act 2003...

claim

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
39 words

...claim n. A demand for a remedy or assertion of a right, especially the right to take a particular case to court (right of action). The term is used in civil litigation. See also claim form ; Part 20 claim...

borstal

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
44 words

...borstal n. An institution to which young offenders (aged 15 to 20 inclusive) could be sent before June 1983 instead of prison. Young offenders who commit a sufficiently serious offence are now subjected to a detention and training order . See also juvenile offender...

ancient lights

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
45 words

...ancient lights An easement acquired by lapse of time ( see prescription ) resulting from 20 years’ continuous enjoyment of the access of light to the claimant’s land without any written consent from the owner of the land over which the easement is...

misleading prices

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
88 words

...prices An offence under the s 20 Consumer Protection Act 1987 to give a consumer who is buying goods , services or accommodation misleading information about the price, conditions attached to the price, future price, or price comparison. He does not commit an offence under the 1987 Act if, in giving the misleading indication which would otherwise constitute an offence under s 20(1) or (2), he is guilty of an offence under s 397 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (misleading statements and...

minimum wage

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
130 words

...to workers aged 21–24; this is currently (from April 2018 ) £7.38 per hour. The development rate for 18–20-year-olds is £5.90 per hour, and for 16–17-year-olds £4.20 per hour. Special rules apply to apprentices. Non-compliance by employers may be remedied by civil or criminal sanctions. The National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 introduced the National Living Wage (NLW) . The NLW applies to workers 25 and above. This was initially set at £7.20 per hour. From 1 April 2018 the NLW is £7.83 per...

cum testamento annexo

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
51 words

... [Latin: with the will annexed] A grant of letters of administration with the will annexed is made where the deceased’s will does not appoint executors or where the executors named do not prove the will (Supreme Court Act 1981 s 119; Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1987 r 20...

breathalyser

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
50 words

...breathalyser n. A device, approved by the Secretary of State, that is used in the preliminary breath test to measure the amount of alcohol in a driver’s breath. A breathalyser should not be used within 20 minutes after consuming alcohol or on a suspect who has just been...

self‐policing

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
52 words

...1 A method of enforcing regulations without intervention by authorities, e.g. a 20mph speed limit enforced by traffic calming methods rather than detection. 2 Control by members of the community without involving law enforcement agencies. A controversial concept, which can lead to non‐policing at one extreme and vigilantism at the...

unlawful wounding

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
47 words

...wounding Wounding or wounding with intent that is not justified by, for example, self-defence or by statutory powers given to the police to arrest criminals. Unlawful wounding and wounding with intent are offences under ss 20 and 18 Offences Against the Person Act...

custody for offenders under 21

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
114 words

...to imprisonment; instead he may be sentenced to detention in a young offender institution under s 96 of the Powers of Criminal Courts Sentencing Act 2000 (18 to 20 year olds); a detention and training order under s 100 of the Act (offenders under 18); or long‐term detention , under s 91 of the Act (offenders under 18). If found guilty of murder , an offender aged 18 to 20 must be sentenced to ‘custody for life’ (s 93); an offender aged 10 to 17 is sentenced to be ‘detained during Her Majesty's pleasure’ (s...

customary international law

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
153 words

...international law What might be called the ‘common law’ of the law of nations. It consists of a vast body of detailed rules that, until the dawn of the 20th century, constituted the chief body of international law . Many of these rules, such as those relating to maritime law, had their origin in the practice of a single state, the UK, which was able to impose its will until the rules came to be accepted by other states. Other rules, notably those relating to commercial transaction, had their origin in the voluntary practice of a small number of states...

European Union Trade Mark

European Union Trade Mark   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
99 words

...registered for the whole of the European Union. It can be obtained by application to national trade mark offices or the EU Intellectual Property Office ( EUIPO ) at Alicante, Spain. The European Commission adopted the Regulation for the Community Trade Mark, Regulation 40/94, on 20 December 1993 ; UK legislation was included in the Trade Marks Act 1994. Marks are registered for a period of ten years and may be renewed on payment of fees. The EUTM was formerly known as the Community Trade Mark (CTM)...

counterclaim

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
65 words

...by a defendant in response to the claimant’s claim, which is included in the same proceedings as the claimant’s claim. A counterclaim asserts an independent cause of action but is not also a defence to the claim made in the action by the claimant. It is an example of a Part 20 claim . See also set-off...

causing death by careless

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
89 words

...causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving An offence inserted into the Road Traffic Act 1988 (s 2B) by the Road Safety Act 2006 (s 20): it is committed by a person who causes the death of another person while driving without due care and attention, or without reasonable consideration for other road users. The offence covers those cases where a person’s driving leads to fatal consequences but the standard of driving does not amount to being dangerous nor is the driver under the influence of drink or...

First-tier Tribunal

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
94 words

...First-tier Tribunal A body created in 2008 under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 to take over the functions of 20 previously existing tribunals . It currently consists of seven chambers: the General Regulatory Chamber; the Social Entitlement Chamber; the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber; the Tax Chamber; the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber; the Immigration and Asylum Chamber; and the Property Chamber. In most cases appeals against the decisions of the First-tier Tribunal can be made to the Upper Tribunal , which...

rectification of will

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
83 words

...rectification of will Under the Administration of Justice Act 1982 s 20, a court has power to rectify a will that fails to carry out the intentions of the testator. However, this only arises when the court is satisfied that the failure was caused by clerical error or through a misunderstanding of the testator’s instructions. An application for rectification should as a general rule be made within six months from the date on which a grant of representation was first taken...

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