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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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The representatives of Pakistan Bar Council, Supreme Court Bar Association, Lahore High Court Bar Association and Lahore Bar Association will take part in the meeting to be held at Lahore High Court on March 30 Lahore High Court puisne judge Manzoor Ahmad Malik had given a proposal of hearing of appeals till night from 8:00 pm to 10 pm in order to provide timely justice to the masses.
In section 4 of the original 1875 version, the general rule clearly states that a lawyer appointee as a puisne judge not representing Quebec must be a current lawyer ("are Barristers or Advocates").
51) Normally Digby could have expected to be appointed a Puisne Judge following the imminent reorganization of the judicial service for the British Borneo territories.
Appointment and Transfer of Judges clarified that the opinion of the CJI must be based on a consultation process involving senior puisne judges of the Supreme Court.
Cette annee-la, dans le sillage de l'Acte constitutionnel de 1791 (80) et en raison de la croissance de la colonie, deux Cours du Banc du Roi sont creees, l'une pour le district de Quebec et l'autre pour le district de Montreal, chacune ayant son juge en chef (le juge en chef du district de Quebec est aussi le juge en chef de la province); un juge de la Cour du Banc du Roi est nomme comme resident aux Trois-Rivieres, avec rang de juge puisne.
The Honourable Justice Louis LeBel was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a Puisne Justice on 7 January 2000.
Justice Faisal Arab, senior puisne judge of the Sindh High Court, lawyer and farmer leaders attended the program.
111) Ultimately, however, in what the author regards as a deeply flawed analysis, the New Zealand High Court, in giving the substantive judgment, ruled that these replenishment sales were also in the ordinary course of business (which could be considered to be something of an unusual case of a puisne judge effectively overturning an appellate court): Tubbs v Ruby (substantive) [2011] 3 NZLR 551, 562 [61]-[62] (Chisholm l).
Chief Justice of Canada Beverly McLachlin & Justice Puisne Louis LeBel
President James Michel has appointed Mrs Fiona Robinson (nee Laporte) as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court on the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, with effect from 11th January 2013.
King George III appointed him as a puisne judge of "His Majesty's Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William.
Veerappa Moily, Minister for Corporate Affairs, Government of India and the renowned Justice Altamas Kabir, Senior-Most Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of India.