heres sum brain teasers, enjoy!
Patrick wants to find out if s.4 of the criminal justice and public order act 1994 is still in force. Should he:-
1. Go and check the act in the library.
2. Check the act online on the HMSO website.
3. Use the current law citatory.
4. any of the above.
The binding part of a legal decision is known as the
1. obiter dicta
2. ratio decidendi
3. inter alia
4. stare decisis
Who among the following could prosecute on behalf of the crown in criminal cases?
1. The procurator fiscal.
2. The advocate general.
3. The lord advocate.
4. The lord president.
Arbitration has fallen into disuse because
1. it is merely litigation without the wigs
2. it is too slow and expensive
3. it is not supported by the courts
4. its decisions are not enforceable
If a child does not accept grounds who may do so on their behalf
1. Chair of the panel
2. the reporter
3. the sheriff
4. the parents or relevant persons
Which of the following statements are true
1. There are 12 members of the jury in a Scottish criminal trial.
2. all criminal appeals in Scotland are heard by the high court of justiciary
3. the granting of bail before a trial always involves lodging a sum of money with court
4. Under summary procedure the document which sets out the charge against the individual is called the indictment.
In an average year how many Act of parliament has the Scottish parliament passed?
Which of the following do not create statutory sources of law
1. House of commons
2. high court of justiciary
3. the council of Europe
4. the Scottish parliament
5. the European union
Adjudication in the construction industry is hugely successful because
1. it is cheap and cheerful
2. it is supported by the courts
3. it is exactly what the industry wanted
4. it is rough justice
5. its decisions can be appealed
The Children’s hearing system exists to
1. Punish a child for criminal actions
2. assist children who are victims of crime
3. impose compulsory measures on parents
4. review the changing needs of a child
Which of the following can hear appeals in civil cases within the Scottish legal system?
1. The sheriff principal
2. the lord justice general
3. the outer house of the court of session
4. the inner house of the court of session
5. the house of lords
6. the high court of justiciary
Which of the following courts deal with criminal cases within the Scottish legal system?
1. The high court of justiciary
2. the outer house of the court of session
3. the house of lords
4. the district court
Which of the following does not have what is sometimes termed a ‘mixed or hybrid system of law?
3. South Africa