high court of justice


high court of justice
Usage: usually capitalized H&C&J
: the system of superior courts having the highest general criminal and civil jurisdiction in England and Wales and including divisions corresponding to the formerly independent courts now constituting it — compare admirality 3, chancery 1a, court of common pleas 1, court of king's bench, exchequer 2, probate court

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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