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A term used to describe the judicial branch of government; the judiciary; or those connected with the court system.
Judicature refers to those officers who administer justice and keep the peace. It signifies a tribunal or court of justice.
The Judicature Acts of England are the laws that established the present court system in England.
judicaturenoun administration of justice, authority, bench, court, court of law, court's jurisdiction, extent of the court's authority, forum, judicatory, jurisdiction, jurisdiction of the court, legal authority, legal power, tribunal
See also: assembly, bar, bench, council, court, forum, judgment, judicatory, judiciary
JUDICATURE. The state of those employed in the administration of justice, and in this sense it is nearly synonymous with judiciary. This term is also used to signify a tribunal; and sometimes it is employed to show the extent of jurisdiction, as, the judicature is upon writs of error, &c. Com. Dig. Parliament, L 1; and see Com. Dig. Courts, A.