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us: Great Britain. Central Criminal Court


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    • us: Old Bailey
    • us: London. Central Criminal Court
    • us: Old Baily
    • us: Old Bayly
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    • Related Terms

      • us: Great Britain. Crown Court
    • Earlier Established Forms

        London. Central Criminal CourtLondon.Central Criminal Court Great Britain. Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery (London and Middlesex)Great Britain.Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery (London and Middlesex)
    • Sources

      • found: Its Forty years in the Old Bailey ... 1913.
      • found: Walker, D.M. The Oxford companion to law, 1980: p. 197 (Central Criminal Court was constituted in 1834, superseding the sessions long held at the Old Bailey under special commissions of gaol delivery for Newgate and of oyer and terminer for London and Middlesex; in practice it superseded quarter sessions for London and Southwark; now the sitting of the Crown Court for London; has jurisdiction to try crimes committed within Greater London, any offences committed on high seas or elsewhere within jurisdiction of Admiral of England, and also homicides of and by persons subject to military law where Q.B.D. so orders) p. 322 (Crown Court incorporates the Central Criminal Court, though that has been retained in name in that when Crown Court sits in London it is known as Central Criminal Court)
      • found: InU/Wing STC files (variants: Old Bayly; Old Baily)
      • found: Great Britain. Statutes (rev. ed.), 1870- : v. 7, p. 645, etc. (4 & 5 William IV, chapter 36: "An Act for Establishing a New Court for the Trial of Offences Committed in the Metropolis and Parts Adjoining"; Central Criminal Court estab., July 25, 1834; judges of the court to try offenders under commissions of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for London and Middlesex, and certain parts of Essex, Kent, and Surrey; general or quarter sessions of the peace in those areas, as well as other commissions of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery in Essex, Kent, and Surrey not to be affected by this act)
      • notfound: Wilkinson, G.T. An authentic history of the Cato-Street Conspiracy, 1972: p. 103 (trial held in Sessions House, Old Bailey, Apr. 15, 1820; defendants tried under the General Session of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, then holden in that Court)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Valid heading in descriptive cataloging only for the period 1834-]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-10-17: new
      • 1993-11-01: revised
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