1 old-fashioned term for court of first instance.
More example sentences
- This section requires a judgment by the first instance court, here the Magistrate, as to the overall fairness, in all the circumstances, of admitting the evidence.
- It is difficult to see why the power given to the arbitral tribunal to continue proceedings should extend to an application to the first instance court but not beyond.
- In those circumstances it is more appropriately dealt with by a first instance court.