Lord President

The title Lord President may refer to one of several offices:

*The Lord President of the Council is the presiding officer of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom

*The Lord President of the Court of Session is the chief justice and Lord Justice General of Scotland

*The Lord President of the Federal Court was the title of the head of the judiciary (now Chief Justice) of Malaysia until 1994.

*The Lord President of the Council of the North was the historical office of the English monarch's representative in the north of England.

*The Lord President of the High Council of Time Lords is the most senior Time Lord in the fictional Doctor Who universe.

*The Lord President of Munster


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  • Lord president — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lord president — noun (plural lord presidents) 1. : lord president of the council 2. : the presiding officer of the Court of Session in Scotland compare justice general * * * Lord President The presiding judge of the Court of Session • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord Président du Conseil — Lord President of the Council Armoiries du gouvernement britannique, Bureau du Conseil privé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lord President of the Council — Charles Spencer, 3. Earl of Sunderland Das Amt des Lord President of the Council ist eine britische Kabinettsposition. Sein Inhaber ist Präsident des Privy Council. Diese Position entspricht in den Territorien des Heiligen Römischen Reiches und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lord President of the Federal Court — of Malaysia was formerly the title of the head of the judiciary in Malaysia, from the formation of Malaysia in 1963 until 1994. Today the office and title is known as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Malaysia .The Lord President was head …   Wikipedia

  • Lord President of the Court of Session — Scotland s senior civil judge. The Lord President chairs the first division of the Inner House, the appellate division of the Court of Session. He also holds the office of Lord Justice General. He carries a heavy administrative burden, regulating …   Law dictionary

  • Lord President of the Council — Infobox minister office border = parliamentary minister = not prime office = Lord President of the Council incumbent = The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon tookoffice = 3 October 2008 appointed by = Gordon Brown governor = Prime Minister first… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord President of the Court of Session — The Lord President of the Court of Session is head of the judiciary in Scotland, and presiding judge (and Senator) of the College of Justice and Court of Session, as well as being Lord Justice General of Scotland and head of the High Court of… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord President's Committee — The Lord President s Committee was a British government committee during the Second World War. This committee oversaw many aspects of home affairs, most notably the economy, and was vital to the smooth running of the British war economy and… …   Wikipedia

  • lord president of the council — a British officer of state who has only nominal official duties as presiding member of the Privy Council in the United Kingdom but who is often made a member of the cabinet and entrusted with special functions * * * Lord President of the Council… …   Useful english dictionary

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