Britain High Court


Queen's Bench Division: This is the biggest of the three divisions. It deals with contract and tort cases where the amount claimed is over Pound100,000, though it can hear smaller claims where there is an important point of law. Cases are normally tried by a single judge, but there is a right to jury trial for fraud, libel, slander, malicious prosecution or false imprisonment cases. A jury is very rarely used. If a jury is used there will be 12 members. There is also an Administrative Court in the Queen's Bench Division. This court supervises the lawfulness of the conduct of national and local government, of inferior courts and tribunals, and other public bodies through ...

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laws should apply and all international cases concerning family matters under The Hague Convention. In addition, it can hear cases which can be dealt with by the Family Court. Cases are heard by a single judge. The Crime and Courts Act 2013 created a new separate Family Court. The majority of family matters previously dealt with in the Family Court. The Family Division can also deal with these cases, but is unlikely to unless the case is difficult or ...

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