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Synonyms for magistracy

the position of magistrate

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The court while admitting the petition for hearing suspended the PHC's decision of abolishing the magistracy system and issued notice to Attorney General of Pakistan and adjourned the hearing indefinitely.
Isn't it time for him to exercise a certain political independence, intelligence and clear leadership instead of making the magistracy a subdivision of the Inland Revenue?
``I applied because I wanted to gain an understanding of the workings of the magistrates' courts and ensure the magistracy becomes more representative of the communities it serves.
It was such occasional bad apples who gave Nationalist M.P.'s ammunition against the magistracy. Possibly more damaging to the institution, especially in critical times, were the time-serving, senile, or simply incompetent -- but Bonsall's evidence suggests that these less desirable R.M.s were a small minority.
It is much more concerned with the relationship between local and central power, on the one hand, and the magistracy, military, and police, on the other.
The outcome was an insurrection that changed the magistracy of kings to that of consuls.
HYDERABAD -- The revival of executive magistracy, which was abolished in 2001, can provide speedy justice to the people besides decreasing burden of the pending cases on the courts of law and strengthening writ of the government.
He said political parties had expressed apprehensions over heavy deployment of army troops and giving them magistracy powers.
Khmer Power Party President Soung Sophorn has called on the Supreme Council of Magistracy to review last year's Supreme Court decision that dissolved the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
Riyadh, Muharram 04, 1438, October 05, 2016, SPA -- Justice Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held here today their 28th meeting, headed by Minister of Justice and the Chairman of the Supreme Council of Magistracy Dr.
President of the Court of Cassation and the provisional judicial authority Khaled Ayari said on the occasion, that the edification of a Republican, democratic and participatory regime is inherent to the establishment of constitutional institutions as the Higher Magistracy Council and the Constitutional Court, which are the guarantors of magistracy independence and Constitution supremacy.
The meeting also approved Amendment in Criminal Procedure Code 1898 for restoration of Executive Magistracy.
The Federal Minister said the government has decided to restore the Magistracy system in Karachi which will also help control the law and order situation.
"From being an 'only child', the magistracy is now part of a judicial family.