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puisne

(pronounced ‘puny’) junior. A puisne mortgage is not as important as a simple mortgage, but, curiously, High Court judges, who are quite senior, are called puisne judges.

PUISNE. Since born; the younger; as, a puisne judge, is an associate judge.

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be Chief Justice of the said Court, and five persons who are, or have been, respectively, Judges of one of the said Superior Courts, or who are Barristers or Advocates of at least ten years' standing at the Bar of one of the said Provinces, to be Puisne Judges of the said Court, two of whom at least shall be taken from among the Judges of the Superior Court, or Court of Queen's Bench, or the Barristers or Advocates of the Province of Quebec.
LAHORE -- A lawyers' representative meeting will be organized on March 30 in order to discuss the proposal by nominated Chief of the Lahore High Court puisne judge Manzoor Ahmad Malik regarding the hearing of cases from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM fourday a week.
In other words, in order for a judge to move upward from a position in a lower court to a higher court, or upward from a puisne position to a Chief Justice or Associate Chief Justice position within his or her current court, a judge must be freshly appointed into the new position just as if appointed into the position from outside of the judiciary.
He also issued a Royal Order appointing Mooza Hassan Ali Al Naar, Adnan Al Sayyed Ali Jawad Al Wadae, Mohammed Salah Hassan Saleh, Adnan Matar Abdulla Fakhro, Mohammed Ali Mohammed Al Malki and Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Rashid Al Khalifa as Public Prosecution puisne justices.
After six years he was sent to Fiji, where he was Senior Magistrate, Puisne Judge, Justice of Appeal and Acting Chief Justice.
Entre autres Zigan-Araptan, (21) frere puisne du defunt n'y fut pas trompe.
Sir John Barry, then a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court, was instrumental in convincing both bodies of which he was to be a patron, that it was essential.
Lower Court Appointments: Puisne Judges and Other Office Holders
The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and such number of puisne judges as the Union Legislative may legislate.
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that O'Connor replace Featherston Osler as a puisne judge of the Court of Common Pleas] a great improvement--the appointment will be very unacceptable, but cannot I think work any serious injury to the public interests and I am ready to join you in giving effect to it.
Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, the Senior Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan after the Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk will be new Chief Justice as per seniority rule and will take oath of his office on 17 of this month.