RECORDER , in its
See also:original sense, one who sets down or records . Hence applied to a
See also:person with legal knowledge who was appointed by the mayor and aldermen to " record " or keep in mind the proceedings of their
See also:court, as well as the customs of the city . The word is now chiefly used of the
See also:principal legal officer of a city or
See also:borough having a
See also:separate court of quarter sessions . He must be a
See also:barrister of five years'
See also:standing, appointed by the
See also:crown and holding
See also:office during
See also:good behaviour, and receiving " such yearly
See also:salary, not exceeding that stated in the petition on which the
See also:grant of a separate court of quarter sessions was made," as the
See also:sovereign directs (Municipal Corporations
See also:Act 1882, s . 163) . The re-corder holds, once in every quarter of a
See also:year, or oftener, if he thinks
See also:fit, a court of quarter sessions in and for the borough . He is
See also:judge of the court, " having cognizance of all crimes, offences, and matters cognizable by courts of quarter sessions for counties in England," except that he may not allow or
See also:levy any borough
See also:rate, or grant licences (s . 165) . He is not eligible to serve in parliament for the borough, or to be an
See also:alderman or councillor, or stipendiary
See also:magistrate for the borough, though he may be revising barrister and is eligible to serve in Parliament except for the borough . He may be appointed recorder for two or more boroughs conjointly . He may, in case of sickness or unavoidable
See also:absence, appoint in writing a barrister of five years' standing to act as deputyrecorder for him . A recorder is ex officio a
See also:justice for the borough .
The recorder of
See also:London is judge of the
See also:lord mayor 's court, and one of the commissioners of the central criminal court . His salary is £4000 a year . He is appointed by the lord mayor and aldermen, but by the
See also:Government Act 1888, s . 42, sub-s . 14, after the vacancy next after the beginning of the act, no recorder may exercise any judicial
See also:function unless he is appointed by the sovereign to exercise such function . See QUARTER SESSIONS, COURT OF .
ROBERT RECORDE (c. 1510-1558)
FIPPLE FLUTE RECORDER
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