Definition of EXCHEQUER CHAMBER


EXCHEQUER CHAMBER

Eng. law. A court erected by statute 31 Ed. III. c.
12, to determine causes upon writs of error from the common law side of the
court of exchequer. 3 Bl. Com. 55. Another court of exchequer chamber was
created by the stat. 27 El. c. 8, consisting of the justices of the common
bench, and the barons of the exchequer. It has authority to examine by writ
of err6r the proceedings of the kings bench, not so generally as that
erected by the statute of Edw. III., but in certain enumerated actions.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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