See also:law, a word applied at one
See also:time to the
See also:chambers in Serjeants'
See also:Inn, as distinct from their
See also:bench in
See also:Hall . It was afterwards applied to the judges' private
See also:room behind the
See also:court, and, hence, in the phrase in camera, to cases heard in private, i.e. in chambers . So far as criminal cases are concerned, the courts have no power to hear them in private, nor have they any power to
See also:order adults (men or
See also:women) out of court during the
See also:hearing . In
See also:civil proceedings at
See also:common law, it may also be laid down that the public cannot be excluded from the court; in
See also:Malan v .
See also:Young, 1889, 6 T.L.R . 68, Mr
See also:Justice Denman held that he had power to hear the case in camera, but he afterwards stated that there was considerable doubt among the judges as to the power to hear cases in camera, even by consent, and the case was, by consent of the parties, finally proceeded with before the
See also:judge as arbitrator . In the court of
See also:chancery it is the practice to hear in private cases affecting wards of the court and lunatics,
See also:family disputes (by consent), and cases where a public trial would defeat the
See also:object of the
See also:action (Andrew v .
See also:Raeburn, 1874, L.K . 9 Ch . 522) . In ap action for infringement of a patent for a chemical
See also:process the
See also:defendant was allowed to state a secret process in camera (Badische Anilin ultd Soda Fabrik v . Gillman, 1883, 24 Ch .
D . 156) . The Court of
See also:Appeal has decided that it has power to sit in private; in Mellor v .
See also:Thompson, 1885, 31 Ch . D . 55, it was stated that a public hearing would defeat the object of the action, and render the respondent's success in the appeal useless, In matrimonial causes, the
See also:divorce court, following the practice of the ecclesiastical courts under the provisions of the Matrimonial Causes
See also:Act 1857, s . 22, hears suits for nullity of
See also:marriage on
See also:physical grounds in camera, but not petitions for dissolution of marriage, which must be heard in open court . It was also decided in Druce v . Druce, 1903, 19 T.L.R . 387, that in cases for judicial separation the court has jurisdiction to hear the case in camera, where it is satisfied that justice cannot be done by hearing the case in public .
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