To Acquit is to free someone from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
Acquittal is the discharge of defendant following verdict or direction of not guilty.
A law; an Act of Parliament.
A document that sets out legal rules and has (normally) been passed by both Houses of Parliament.
(Notice of) Acting in Person refers to a change in legal representation, specifically when a person has a solicitor acting on their behalf, but then decides to “go it alone” and represent themselves. The court and the other side need to know if that happens and so document known as Notice of Acting in Person needs…
A trust that imposes duties on the trustee other than that of merely handing over the trust property to the person entitled to it (compare bare trust). These duties may impose a specific obligation on the trustee or confer a discretion on him.
A requirement that may be imposed by a sentencing court as part of a community order or a suspended sentence order under the Criminal Justice Act 2003. It requires that the offender carries out a specified activity, typically one designed to make reparation to the victim or to make the offender less likely to reoffend…
Actual Bodily Harm is minor injury, such as bruising, inflicted on a person by the deliberate action of another. Also know as Common Assult, ABH it is considered less serious than Grievous Bodily Harm.
An insurance term which means that the insured item no longer exists.
To Adjourn is to suspend the hearing of a case.