Definition of Magistrates. Meaning of Magistrates. Synonyms of Magistrates

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Definition of Magistrates

Magistrate
Magistrate Mag"is*trate, n. [L. magistratus, fr. magister master: cf. F. magistrat. See Master.] A person clothed with power as a public civil officer; a public civil officer invested with the executive government, or some branch of it. ``All Christian rulers and magistrates.' --Book of Com. Prayer. Of magistrates some also are supreme, in whom the sovereign power of the state resides; others are subordinate. --Blackstone.

Meaning of Magistrates from wikipedia

- "administrative magistrates" to distinguish them from the judiciary magistrates. The President of Portugal is considered the Supreme Magistrate of the Nation...
- proceedings. Magistrates' court (England and Wales) Magistrate's Court of Jersey Magistrates' court (Hong Kong) Magistrate's courts of Israel Magistrate's court...
- by Chief Judicial Magistrates and Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrates. The District Magistrate was now the main Executive Magistrate of the district -...
- justices of the peace or magistrates. These magistrates were termed "lay magistrates" to differentiate them from stipendary magistrates (now district judges)...
- roughly 330 magistrates' courts in England and Wales, though the government was considering closing up to 57 of these. The jurisdiction of magistrates' courts...
- magistrates were elected officials in Ancient Rome. During the period of the Roman Kingdom, the King of Rome was the prin****l executive magistrate....
- metropolitan area, there shall be established as many courts of Metropolitan Magistrates, and at such places, as the State Government may, after consultation...
- Congress expanded federal magistrates' authority to include all misdemeanors recognized by the federal criminal code. Magistrates' titles changed again in...
- control over the Sub Registrars. Sub Divisional Magistrates exercise powers of Executive Magistrates. In this role they are responsible for operating...
- standing of examining magistrates varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction; common duties and powers of the examining magistrate include overseeing ongoing...
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