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liberty of the subject

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Definition of liberty of the subject in English:

noun

chiefly British
The rights of a subject under constitutional rule: the continued liberty of the subject demands vigilance on the part of the judges
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  • 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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