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anti-globalization terrorism

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Terrorist groups who oppose the increasing integration of the world into a single free market on the basis that it is contrary to individual and national interests. They target...

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antiquities and looting

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Antiquities, unless of intrinsically valued materials (such as gold or silver), were not considered valuable until the Renaissance, when ‘ancient marbles’—sculptures from Greek and Roman...

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ASBO

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Anti-Social Behaviour Order: a court order that prohibits the defendant from doing anything described in the order. Under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, an ASBO may be imposed on an...

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appeal

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All jurisdictions, federal and state, generally make appellate review for correctness from the civil or criminal judgments of trial courts available in some form. Most states and the...

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Appeal book

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The documents that are to be considered in an appeal before the High Court are bound into a volume or volumes known as the appeal book. The documents include the ...

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appeal in Revenue matters

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An appeal may be made against a Revenue notice or assessment by giving notice to the inspector within 30 days of its issue. An appeal can be against (a) an assessment on the individual; (b)...

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Appeals System

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Appellate jurisdiction in the criminal courts is determined by the nature of the offence. In the case of a summary offence, appeals by the defendant against conviction and/or sentence in...

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Appeal Tribunal

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A tribunal (formerly known as a Social Security Appeal Tribunal) that hears appeals from decisions on claims for social security benefits (see National Insurance). Such tribunals are...

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appear

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To attend at court in person, or as counsel to represent a client. Expressed as appearing as plaintiff or defendant or, in the case of counsel, appearing for or on behalf of the plaintiff...

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appearance

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An acknowledgment (1) of the jurisdiction of a court; and (2) of receipt of service of an originating process issued by the registry of that court. In any civil legal ...

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