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noun [countable] legal     Justice of the Peace Court pronunciation in British English
/ˌdʒʌstɪs əv ðə ˈpiːs ˌkɔː(r)t/
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singularJustice of the Peace Court
pluralJustice of the Peace Courts
  1. one of many criminal courts in Scotland that deal with minor crimes. It is similar to the Magistrates’ court in England and Wales.


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