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High Court in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishHigh CourtˌHigh ˈCourt noun [countable usually singular] 🔊 🔊 SCLa court of law that is at a higher level than ordinary courts and that can be asked to change the decisions of a lower court
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High CourtHe can bring proceedings for a High Court injunction to stop the publication of a misleading advertisement.Initially only the High Court had jurisdiction to award provisional damages.She could apply to the magistrates or the High Court for an order in her favour.Mr McNally said a bail application would be made to the High Court on Friday.The third category for the purposes of review was the High Court.The High Court is a court of first instance which has unlimited jurisdiction.