Court of Exchequer Chamber

Court of Exchequer Chamber
/kort av ekschekar cheymbar/ The name of a former English court of appeal, intermediate between the superior courts of common law and the house of lords. When sitting as a court of appeal from any one of the three superior courts of common law, it was composed of judges of the other two courts. 3 Bl.Comm. 56, 57. By the judicature act (1873) the jurisdiction of this court was transferred to the court of appeal

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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