Definition of Lord of Appeal in English:

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Lord of Appeal

(in full Lord of Appeal in Ordinary)


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.

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