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noun as in civil officer

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Investigating magistrates can later decide to drop the case or they can choose to follow through with a formal criminal charge.

Magistrates, then, can continue to use his diaries while the Tapie case looms.

He pleaded guilty at Uxbridge Magistrates Court and is due to be sentenced.

All three French investigating magistrates charged with that case are expected to make the trip to Ramallah this week.

Miss Stark, 56, has been summonsed to appear before Hammersmith magistrates on Friday.

Vague murmurs of doubt and surprise reached the ears of two of the British magistrates.

On the 25th of November following the magistrates began to sit daily at Petty Sessions.

It had been necessary to trust so many deputies and magistrates that rumours of what had been passing at Loo got abroad.

The magistrates approved the request of the merciful physician, and Felicie was permitted to attend her mistress.

On receiving this ultimatum, the magistrates asked for time to communicate with the Elector and the King of England.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magistrates, such as: judge, justice, bailiff, justice of the peace, and jp.

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