Where membership of the House of Lords is not at issue (that is, where the claimant has no interest in standing for election to the House of Lords under the by-election procedure1), the procedure on a claim by right to a peerage of England, Scotland, Great Britain or the United Kingdom2 is begun by application to the Lord Chancellor3 for entry on the Roll of the Peerage4. The application is made in a similar manner to those applications made before the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999
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A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but does not order any action by a party. A court may issue it alone or in conjunction with some other relief such as an injunction and can be granted on an
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On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
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