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Title of Judge for Magistrates?
District
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Title of Judge for County?
Circuit
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Title of judge for Crown?
Circuit
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Title of Judge for any of the High Court divisions?
High Court
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Title of Judge for Court of Appeal Civil Divison?
Lord Justice
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Title of Judge for Court of Appeal Criminal Divison?
Lord Chief Justice
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Title of Judge for Supreme Court?
President, Vice President or Justices of the Supreme Court
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What civil cases do County Court hear for the first time?
Businesses, Owed money, tort, contract, compensation, landowners, preventing trespass.
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What civil appeals do County Court hear?
Appeals from Magistrates court, Family division from children court.
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What civil cases does the QBD hear for the first time?
contract, tort, libel cases.
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What civil cases does the family division hear for the first time?
Child abduction, child protection, financial relief.
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What civil cases does the chancery division hear for the first time?
Business law, trusts law, probate law, insolvency.
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What civil appeals does the family division hear?
Appeals from county.
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What civil appeals does the chancery division hear?
Appeals from county.
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What civil appeals does the Court of Appeal Civil Division hear?
Appeals from High Courts or County.
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What civil appeals does the Supreme court hear?
Appeals from Court of Appeal, Civil Division and Limited from the High Court.
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What Criminal cases does the Magistrates hear for the first time?
Summary offences, SOME either way offences.
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What Criminal cases does the Crown court hear for the first time?
Indictable only, e.g murder, ****, robbery.
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What Criminal appeals does the Crown court hear?
Either way cases, appeals, sentencing decisions, all sent from Magistrates
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What Criminal appeals does the QBD hear?
Magistrates criminal cases, or crown court by the way the case is stated
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What Criminal appeals does the Court of Appeal Criminal Division hear?
Crown Court: Convictions, sentences, confiscation orders. Can appeal against conviction or sentence.
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What Criminal appeals does the Supreme court hear?
Appeals from Court of Appeal, Limited from High Court QBD on way of case stated. MUST INVOLVE A POINT OF GENERAL PUBLIC IMPORTANCE
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