Qualified Ownership is a type of ownership that has limitations such as land that the previous owner has requested not to be built on.
Quango is an organisation set up by the Government to carry out a certain activity. It is separate to the Government.
Quantum is the amount to be decided by a court during a damages claim.
To Quash is to annul; i.e. to declare no longer valid.
Queen’s Council is the highest level that a barrister can reach. It is often referred to as ‘silk’.
These are senior barristers who have a minimum of 10 years experience. They can then apply to become a QC or “Silk” and if accepted will deal with the most important cases. If a King is on the throne they will become King’s Counsels.
Queen’s Evidence is evidence for the prosecution that is given by someone who is also accused of the crime being tried.
A law in some states that he first person to file a claim has the right to the claim.
Similar to racism where a person is deemed inferior because they belong to a different race of people. That race is a determination of the behaviour that is seen in human beings.
A set of policies that is exhibited between a person or persons toward a group of people of a different race. Often antagonistic and confronting. The assumption of lower intelligence and importance given to a person because of their racial characteristics.