The Scottish Legal Dictionary

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A

  • Abridge

B

  • Binding

C

  • Castes
  • Collective -
  • Collective bargaining
  • Competence - Administrative authority over a sphere of law - "The Scottish Department of the Family and Social Cohesion has competence over Scottish Family law"

D

  • Domicile (Domiciliation Status)

E

F

G

H

I

  • infringe

J

  • Jurisdiction - the competence of a court to hear a case.
  • Justiciable - capacity of citizens to guarantee their rights through a specified legal procedure - the right to collectively bargain with employers is justiciable through

J

L

M

N

O

P

  • Pluralist -
  • Polity - the body politic; a group of individuals organised under a governmental authority.
  • Positive right - a right that the government must provide to an individual or group. "The right to life is a positive right." Contrast this to a negative right, which precludes a government from an action against an individual or group. "The government cannot cannot pass a law preventing workers from forming a union in their workplace."
  • Primogeniture
  • Promulgate - to officially declare, put into effect, or publish a law or administrative rule as being obligatory.

Q

R

S

  • Scope - measurement for determining competence
  • Sectarian -
  • Secular -
  • Sovereignty -

T

  • Treaty

U

V

  • Venue - the physical location of a court

W

X

Y

Z