British Law


British Law
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  • British nationality — for the purposes of international law, British nations include citizens of British Dependent Territories, British overseas citizens, British subjects and British protected persons. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • British Standards — Under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (Part II) and the General Product Safety Regulations 1994, a product must be safe bearing in mind its use and other related criteria. Whilst not strictly a defence, compliance with relevant British Standards …   Law dictionary

  • British citizen — a person who was a citizen of the UK and its colonies and had the right of abode before the coming into force of the British Nationality Act 1981 automatically became a British citizen when it came into force. This rule is subject to two… …   Law dictionary

  • British subject — under the British Nationality Act 1981 the status of British subject was confined to those who enjoyed it under the British Nationality Act 1948. These were persons who were citizens of the UK and colonies under that Act but who failed to acquire …   Law dictionary

  • British-protected person — one of a class of persons defined as such by an order made under the British Nationality Act 1981 because of a connection with former protectorates, protected states and trust territories. A British protected person may become entitled to… …   Law dictionary

  • British Code of Advertising Practice — (abbr. BCAP) The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) publishes the British Code of Advertising Practice (BCAP) which covers advertising and the Code of Sales Promotion Practice (CSPP). Whether other businesses complain of infringement of the… …   Law dictionary

  • British Code of Advertising — The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) publishes the British Code of Advertising Practice (BCAP) which covers advertising and the Code of Sales Promotion Practice (CSPP). Where other businesses complain of infringement of the conditions,… …   Law dictionary

  • British overseas citizens — those persons who are citizens of the UK and its colonies who are not either British citizens or British Dependent Territories citizens. This category encompasses those who did not, when the colony in which they lived became independent, acquire… …   Law dictionary

  • British Islands — According to the Interpretation Act 1978, the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, but not the Republic of Ireland. See also British Isles Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms.… …   Law dictionary

  • British Isles — Great Britain (which consists of England (including the Isle of Wight and the Scilly Isles), Scotland and Wales) together with both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and other smaller islands.… …   Law dictionary