Country overview

An overview of the country, its geography, political make-up, legal system and courts.

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) :: The courts

The Office of Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET) has exclusive jurisdiction for most employment claims, but contractual claims can be brought in either the civil court (High Court or County Court) or, up to certain limits, in the OITFET, at the choice of the claimant …

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United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) :: Legal framework

The UK is a common law jurisdiction …

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United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) :: Country profile

Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom …

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United Kingdom :: The courts

◉ Differing Legal Systems in the UK England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each have separate legal jurisdictions and systems …

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United Kingdom :: Legal framework

◉ Differing Legal Systems in the UK England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each have separate legal jurisdictions and systems …

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United Kingdom :: Country profile

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is located to the north west of continental Europe and is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland …

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