Indemnity is compensation for damages or loss. Indemnity in the legal sense may also refer to an exemption from liability for damages. The concept of indemnity is based on a contractual agreement made between two parties, in which one party agrees to pay for potential losses or damages caused by the other party.
Independent – a person or organisation not connected to any of the parties in a dispute or legal case, with the intention of giving impartical advice or evidence.
An Indictable Offence is a criminal offence triable only by the Crown Court. The different types of offence are classified 1, 2, 3 or 4. Murder is a class 1 offence.
A minor: a person under 18 years of age which prevents them from acting on their own behalf in legal proceedings.
An Informant is someone who gives information to another.
A tax levied on property and money acquired by gift or inheritance.
Initiate Tenant By Courtesy is said of a husband who becomes such in his wife’s estate of inheritance by the birth of achild, but whose estate is not consummated till the death of the wife.
An Injunction is a court order requiring a person to follow a particular course of action or restrains them from a course of action or behaviour.
Innocent in legal terms can have a number of definitions: – not guilty of a crime or offence (also referred to as Not Guilty) – a defendants plea – they state they are innocent (Not Guilty) of the charge against them – Innocent party – is a person involved by chance in a situation, especially…
An Inquest is a judicial inquiry in common law jurisdictions, particularly one held to determine the cause of a person’s death. Conducted by a judge, jury, or government official, an inquest may or may not require an autopsy carried out by a coroner or medical examiner. Generally, inquests are only conducted when deaths are sudden or unexplained.