Entry from British & World English dictionary
The rights of a subject under constitutional rule: the continued liberty of the subject demands vigilance on the part of the judges
More example sentences
- The remedy of habeas corpus and the tort of false imprisonment are important constitutional safeguards of the liberty of the subject against the executive.
- The sub-section was framed as it is in order to preserve the liberty of the subject and the subject's privacy and must be given full effect.
- The Master of the Rolls said that as committal orders involved the liberty of the subject, it was particularly important that the relevant rules were duly complied with.
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Line breaks: lib|erty of the sub|ject
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