Exercise 42. Change the following sentences into disjunc- tive, general or special questions: 1. There was something strange about the way he behaved be-
fore the court.
2. Historically there was the right to challenge seven jurors.
3. There is no formal division of the legal profession in the Unit-
4. There are different kinds of organizations dealing with envi-
5. There are several stages of jury trial in Great Britain.
6. There are a number of reasons why a society punishes of-
7. There are magistrates’ courts in most cities and towns.
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8. There are several ways to classify crimes in England.
9. There were three passengers in the car when a collision oc-
curred through the negligent driving.
10. There are currently 29 existing monarchies in the world.
11. There are about 500 Privy Counsellors whose appointments
are for life.
12. There are a number of Privy Council committees, normally
comprising ministers with the relevant policy interest.
13. There are many different kinds of courts, judges, and legal
professionals in the legal system of England and Wales.
14. There is a range of non-custodial penalties for young offend-
ers in Great Britain.
15. There are 43 police forces in England and Wales.
16. There may be more than one sheriff court in a local author-
17. There is a special examination to select a fair and impartial
Exercise 43. Open the brackets choosing the correct form of the verb to be , translate the sentences into Russian: 1. There (to be) situations where it is felt that the trial judge
made a mistake in the application of law.
2. There (to be) a rule that the defence can make an opening
speech only if it is going to call the defendant and at least one other
witness to give evidence as to what happened.
3. There (to be) an arbitration service for small claims available
in the county court.
4. In most countries there (to be) only one legal profession.
5. One principle of English contract law (to be) that there must
be an offer and an acceptance in the contract. In every valid contract
there must also be an exchange of consideration.
6. There (to be) special rules of interpreting contracts in which
one or more contractors made a mistake or were pressed or tricked
into making an agreement. There (to be) also rules for dealing with il-
7. There (to be) no need to apply for or to register copyright.
8. There (to be) basic minimum standards of freedom and se-
curity for all.