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CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. A high officer of the crown, who formerly sat in the exchequer court, and. together with the regular judges of the court, saw that things were conducted to the king’s benefit. In modern times, however, his duties are not of a judicial character, but such as pertain to a minister of state charged with the management of the national revenue and expenditure


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