Definition of Crown Court in English:

Crown Court

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noun

(In England and Wales) a court of criminal jurisdiction, which deals with serious offences and appeals referred from the magistrates' courts.
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  • Their effect is the early transfer of jurisdiction for management of such cases from magistrates to the Crown Court.
  • This concerns an order for costs made by the Crown Court on an appeal from a magistrates court.
  • It follows that there was no jurisdiction in the Crown Court to make the determinations which it did in December 2001.