community law

  • 1 Community law — the law of the European Union and its associated bodies. It is superior to the law of member states, taking precedence over the law of the member states and yet actually is law in the states. It has many different sources, but legislation is… …

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  • 2 community acquis — European Union The community acquis is the body of common rights and obligations which bind all the member states together within the European Union. It is constantly evolving and comprises: • The content, principles and political objectives of… …

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  • 3 community property — see property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. community property …

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  • 4 community — com·mu·ni·ty n pl ties 1: the people who live in a particular place or region and usu. are linked by some common interests 2 a: the mass of community property owned by a husband and wife a spouse may not...lease to a third person his undivided… …

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  • 5 community-oriented policing — A philosophy that combines traditional aspects of law enforcement with prevention measures, problem solving, community engagement, and community partnerships. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. community oriented policing …

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  • 6 law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …

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  • 7 community service — Unpaid work that benefits the community and that may be required of a convicted defendant as an alternative to a jail sentence. Category: Criminal Law Category: DUI / DWI Category: DUI / DWI & Traffic Tickets Category: Small Claims Court &… …

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  • 8 law of the land — 1: the established law of a nation or region 2: due process Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 9 community property with right of survivorship — A way for married couples to hold title to property, available in some community property states. It allows one spouse s half interest in community property to pass to the surviving spouse without probate. Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce …

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  • 10 community interest company — (CIC) United Kingdom A limited liability company designed for social enterprises which has the specific aim of providing benefit to a community and uses its income, assets and profits for the community it is formed to serve. It can be limited by… …

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  • 11 Community Legal Service — (CLS) a part of the system for provision of legal aid in non criminal matters in England and Wales. The service is essentially delivered by, among others, solicitors, Citizens Advice Bureaux, law centres, local authority services (including… …

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  • 12 community strategy — A strategy prepared by a local authority under the Local Government Act 2000 aimed at delivering community aspirations. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …

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  • 13 Community Health Partnerships — (CHP) A wholly owned subsidiary of the Department of Health that is responsible for the delivery of LIFT and takes a stake in each LiftCo (the public private partnership vehicle used in a LIFT). Previously known as Partnerships for Health or PfH …

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  • 14 community protection — (Australia) incarceration for the protection of the state, as opposed, for example, for a crime or mental illness. It has entered the legal lexicon courtesy of the state of Victoria, which passed the Community Protection Act 1990 with a view to… …

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  • 15 community-service order — a form of disposal in UK criminal justice by which an offender may be ordered to do work in the community without payment if the offence was one that could have been punished by imprisonment. The work is to be done within 12 months and the… …

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  • 16 community interest development — See: common interest development Category: Real Estate & Rental Property Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …

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  • 17 community trust — See: pooled trust Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Getting Your Affairs in Order Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Trusts & Avoiding Probate Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …

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  • 18 community schools — England, Wales Schools run by the local authority, which: • Employs the staff. • Owns the land and buildings. • Decides which admissions criteria to use if the school has more applicants than available places. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary… …

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  • 19 community of interest — index cartel, sodality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 community of interests — index agreement (concurrence), peace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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