Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Definition of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

: a committee of the British Privy Council composed of leading jurists usually from Great Britain and occasionally from Commonwealth countries that acts as the highest court of appeal from British colonies and from some of the nations of the Commonwealth appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council still lies from Ceylonese courts— Maurice Duverger

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“Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judicial%20Committee%20of%20the%20Privy%20Council. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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