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Francoism Facing Justice

Samantha Salsench i Linares.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 9744 words.

This article analyses the differing approaches applied by the judiciary in Spain when addressing the right to justice of the victims of human rights violations committed during the Spanish...

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UNHCR's Contribution to the Development of International Refugee Law: Its Foundations and Evolution

Corinne Lewis.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

UNHCR stated in its 2000 Note on International Protection that ‘the nature and content of UNHCR's international protection function has come under increasing scrutiny. The Office is...

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ignorantia juris non excusat

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

[Latin]

Ignorance of the law is no excuse, i.e. no defence against criminal or other proceedings arising from its breach. The Statutory Instruments Act 1946 modifies the rule...

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liability

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 46 words.

The consequences of failing to deliver legal obligations under contract or statutory instrument. Persons or organizations have legal responsibilities when

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instrument

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 21 words.

1. A piece of equipment or tool used to aid performance.

2. A legal document such as a statutory instrument.

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ignorantia juris non excusat

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 41 words.

Ignorance is no defence against criminal or other proceedings arising from its breach. The Statutory Instruments Act 1946 modifies the

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regulations

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 31 words.

Also referred to as statutory instruments, regulations are secondary legislation made under Acts of Parliament as the primary legislation. For

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regulations

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 40 words.

Also referred to as statutory instruments, regulations are secondary legislation made under Acts of Parliament as the primary legislation. For

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Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 71 words.

A UK parliament statutory instrument that requires the reporting of work-related accidents, diseases, and dangerous occurrences. It applies to all

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Reading and understanding law

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild and Catherine Shephard.

in Legal Systems & Skills

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 7280 words.

This chapter describes techniques for reading and understanding law, discussing the practicalities of reading; sources of law; statutes; statutory instruments; case law; and EU law.

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7. Reading and understanding law

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild and Catherine Shephard.

in Legal Systems & Skills

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 8570 words.

This chapter describes techniques for reading and understanding law, discussing the practicalities of reading; sources of law; statutes; statutory instruments; case law; and EU law.

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Order in Council

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Government orders of a legislative character made by the Crown and members of the Privy Council either under statutory powers conferred on Her Majesty in Council (see delegated legislation;...

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Unification and Approximation of the Law of Delict within the European Union

Christian Von Bar.

in The Common European Law of Torts: Volume One

December 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: EU Law. 24750 words.

This chapter examines the following topics: instruments of unification and approximation of laws; unified law through state treaties; the European Union and its Directives: established law,...

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Regulation of Water

Edited by Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan.

in Water Law in India

September 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 15741 words.

This chapter focuses on legal instruments that take a broad view of water regulation. There are, as yet, no framework statutory instruments at the state or Union level but drafts have been...

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instrument

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Economics.

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A formal legal document, such as a will, deed, or conveyance, which is evidence of (for example) rights and duties. The European Convention on Human Rights is a living...

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select committee

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Politics.

A committee appointed by either House of Parliament or both Houses jointly to investigate and report on a matter of interest to them in the performance of their functions. Examples are the...

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Tradition and Sovereignty: Conflicts over the Forests of Dir‐Kohistan

Shaheen Rafi Khan.

in Promise, Trust and Evolution

January 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management. 9404 words.

Resource rights in Dir-Kohistan are governed by two concurrent systems of law and governance. Customary law has its origins in the garzinda wesh system introduced in the early 17th century....

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