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2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3/e$60.00 – $96.00
A legal doctrine that allows a judge to make a decision based on “common knowledge” without receiving testimony or other evidence on the matter.
Using International Law in Canadian Courts, 2/e$70.00 – $112.00
The acceptance by a court or tribunal of the truth of a particular fact or state of affairs without requiring proof. At common law, judicial notice is taken of international law.