Judicial Committee

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Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council - Functions
... The Crown-in-Council also performs certain judicial functions ... the Court of Admiralty of the Cinque Ports, prize courts and the Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, appeals against schemes of ... in Council, but are in practice heard and decided by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, which consists of senior judges who are Privy Counsellors ...
Supreme Court Of The United Kingdom - History
... bias, it argued that the separation of the judicial functions of the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords from the legislative functions of the House of Lords should be ... It was not always understood by the public that judicial decisions of "the House of Lords" were in fact taken by the Judicial Committee and that non-judicial members were ... expressed concerns that the historical admixture of legislative, judicial and executive power in the UK might conflict with the state's obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights ...
Judicial Committee Of The Privy Council
... The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is one of the highest courts in the United Kingdom ... Established by the Judicial Committee Act 1833 to hear appeals formerly heard by the King in Council (s ... Privy Counsellors), who then refers the case to the Judicial Committee for "advice" the "report" of the Judicial Committee is always accepted by the Queen in Council as judgment ...
Grenville Cross - Career in Public Prosecutions
... He established the Standing Committee on Disclosure, to keep the disclosure arrangements of prosecutors under regular review ... the last criminal case from Hong Kong to be heard by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (R v Peter Maclennan), in June 1997, and the first ... He conducted twelve appeals before the Judicial Committee between 1988 and 1997, and, after the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong, he prosecuted six ...
Court Of Appeal Of Singapore - History
... Such appeals were taken over by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council from 1844 ... A party wishing to appeal had to petition the Judicial Committee for leave (permission) to do so ... There was no change in the judicial system when the Straits Settlements were dissolved in 1946 and Singapore became a crown colony in its own right, except that the Supreme ...

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