stipendiary magistrates

stipendiary magistrates
In English law, full time, paid magistrates; appointed in London and some other cities and boroughs, and having in general the powers and jurisdiction of justices of the peace. Appointed from barristers and solicitors of 7 years standing.
See Justices of the Peace Act, 1979, No.No. 13-16

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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