Legal Glossary - Ecos.
Where an impartial third party discusses theissues suggests ways to resolve the dispute and, if the parties cannot agree,makes a decision.
Where an impartial third person assists the parties to identify the issues and suggests possible solutions to help the parties reach an agreement.
Where an impartial third party assists the parties in dispute to identify issues and reach an agreement.
A body set up as an alternative to a court to settle disputes.
A body set up as an alternative to a court to settle disputes
The outcome of a civil case aimed at restoring the injured party to their original position.
The exchange of information leading up to the hearing of a civil matter in court.
A court order informing a person that there is a claim against them; a legal instruction.
A declaration that is accepted in place of an oath.
A formal pledge to tell the truth, appealing to God as a witness.
An order to appear in person at a given place and time.
To allow a person charged with a criminal offence to be released from police custody until the trial starts.
Legal authority to control, detain or care for a person.
The process used by parliament to make laws.
A proposed law to be considered by parliament.
Laws developed by the courts.
Represent the crown at a state level.
Represents the crown at a federal level.
The system of political rule and administration over a society.
A meeting of senior ministers to advice on government policies.
Entry to a person's land or property without their permission.
The action of damaging the good reputation of someone.
Failure to take reasonable care in doing something resulting in damage or injury.
A wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than under contract) leading to legal liability.
A person bringing a civil action to court.
Regulates behaviour between an individual and another individual.
Guilty Mind (You knew that what you were doing was wrong.)
Guilty Act (You committed the crime)
The person responsible for presenting a case that an alleged offender has committed an offence.
A person against whom either a criminal or civil matter is taken to court; a person charged with a criminal offence in court.
Serious offences that are heard before a judge and jury.
Regulates behaviour between an individual and the community.
Rules recognised as binding on all members of the community.
A set understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity.
A minor offence to be heard in the Magistrate's Court.
An example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time.
Legal Glossary - Ecos.
Glossary of words about legal systems, types of offences, people involved etc.