High Court

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High Court

1. 
a. (in England and Wales) a shortened form of High Court of Justice
b. (in Scotland) a shortened form of High Court of Justiciary
2. (in New Zealand) a court of law inferior to the Court of Appeal
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The next five chapters are based on High Court of Justiciary records and are fascinating.
No date has yet been set for the trial, which will be before the High Court of Justiciary, sitting at Kamp Van Zeist.
The Scottish High Court of Justiciary must have the final say on which points of law are of general public importance.
The application will be heard in private at Camp Zeist - which has been given special authority to hear the case under Scots law- by the Honourable Lord Sutherland of the High Court of Justiciary.
In a Court of Session judgment, which ruled Donaghy's case should be heard, Lord Stewart said: "I was led to understand the appointment of another agent in place of the pursuer [Donaghy] came about because the defender [Goodwillie] was facing a charge of rape in the High Court of Justiciary.
For centuries, the last word in criminal cases was with our own High Court of Justiciary.
Beattie's solicitor Paul Telford confirmed: "We have prepared grounds of appeal which will form the basis for Mr Beattie's appeal in the High Court of Justiciary.
His case has now been referred to the High Court of Justiciary and will proceed as a normal appeal.