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What is COURT OF DELEGATES

An English tribunal composed of delegates appointed by royal commission, and formerly the great court of appeal in all ecclesiastical causes. Tlie powers of the court were, by 2 & 3 Win. IV. c. 92, transferred to the privy council. A commission of review was formerly granted, in extraordinary cases, to revise a sentence of the court of delegates, when that court had apparently been led into material error. Brown; 3 Bl. Comm. CO.

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