The chief appellate tribunal of England. It was established by the judicature acts of 1873 and 1875 and is invested with the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the court of appeal in chancery, the exchequer chamber, the judicial committee of the privy council in admiralty and lunacy appeals, and with general appellate jurisdiction from the high court of justice.
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