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appeal

Edited by Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Law

Ninth edition

Published in print June 2018 | ISBN: 9780198802525
Published online June 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191840807
appeal

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An application for the judicial examination by a higher tribunal of the decision of any lower tribunal. In modern English practice most appeals are limited to a review of the decision of the lower tribunal using a transcript or note of the evidence heard by that tribunal. In some circumstances there may be a full ...

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Subjects: Law

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