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THE YEAR 2017-18
Whitakers 2016 cover
Print publication date: Jan, 2018
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Law Courts and Offices
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the highest domestic judicial authority; it replaced the appellate committee of the House of Lords (the...
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Law Courts and Offices
 The legal system in England and Wales is divided into criminal law and civil law.
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Law Courts and Offices
 The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council is the final court of appeal for the United Kingdom overseas territories (see UK Overseas...
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Law Courts and Offices
 Scotland has a legal system separate from, and differing greatly from, the English legal system in enacted law, judicial procedure and the...
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Law Courts and Offices
In Northern Ireland the legal system and the structure of courts closely resemble those of England and Wales; there are, however, often differences...
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