Cartel – in the area of commercial law, this term refers to illegal secret agreement between local traders of goods to keep both their prices high in order to achieve bigger profit against the recognized democratic rules of the market.…

Care order – within the area of Family Law, this legal term details an order by the court, giving instructions to a local Child Care Authority to take care for a child. In practice, usually this is done in situations…

Caretaker status – this is a legal definition of the status of temporary government voted on sudden elections and entitled to work (usually with limited rights) until the next regular elections choose the next government. The temporary government usually has…

Capital Redemption Reserve – within the sphere of the Corporate Law, this legal term refers to the financial reserve left by a local corporate body in its financial records and in its accounts if any of the shares it has…

Capital punishment – Within the Criminal Law in many legal systems, this legal term refers to the death penalty, given by court for very serious homicides – done with extraordinary cruelty, or in cases of recidivism. Nowadays capital punishment has…

Capital murder – within the meaning of the Criminal Law, this term defines a very serious homicide to be charged with death penalty (also called “capital punishment”) by the court. These are murders with extraordinary cruelty, or repeated murders (i.e.…

Capital Gains – within the meaning of the Tax Law, this term refers to the tax charged for the profit made from a sale of certain assets in certain cases. In the different countries the Capital Gains varies as a…

Capital allowances – within the area of the Business Laws, the term refers to these allowances that could be claimed once a long term assets have been achieved, where part of the costs against the profit made, could be claimed…

Capital – this legal term has several different meaning, depending of where it has got application: 1) Within the civil procedures in courts this term is used to detail the money that the claimant pursues from the defendant, but without…