Our Dictionary of Legal Terms
This dictionary cuts through the complexitiesof legal jargon and presents definitions andexplanations that can be understood by non-lawyers. It contains 107 pages of terms withdefinitions and explanations:
Act -A bill which has passed through the variouslegislative steps required for it and which has becomelaw, as in "an Act of the Commonwealth of Australia."Synonymous to statute, legislation or law.Aggravated damages -Special and highly exceptionaldamages awarded by a court where the circumstancesof the tortiousconduct have been particularly humiliatingor malicious towards the plaintiff/victim.