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court of review

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Definition of court of review in English:

noun

A court before which sentences previously imposed come for revision.
Example sentences
  • We are not sitting as a court of appeal but as a court of review, and it is no part of our duty to decide whether the Commission's conclusion was right or wrong but only whether it was lawful or unlawful.
  • Although hundreds of cases involving books of account were brought before higher colonial courts, many were ones in which the higher court served as a trial court, not the court of review.
  • ‘The real test must be to ask whether the reasons given by the Commission betray, to a significant extent, any of the defects which entitle a court of review to interfere’.

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