Share this entry

Share this page

Lord of Appeal

Line breaks: Lord of Ap¦peal
(in full Lord of Appeal in Ordinary)

Definition of Lord of Appeal in English:

noun

Formal term for law lord.
Example sentences
  • Six of the seven Lords of Appeal allowed the appeal, but (in the majority of their opinions) only with respect to a small number of the charges.
  • The Prime Minister also has a say in the appointment of the Lord Chief Justice and of the Lords Justice and Lords of Appeal.
  • Their official title is Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, however they are usually known as Law Lords.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?