Left Definition 1 of 2Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Legal AuthorityPlay
Magistrates have the power to enforce the law and issue punishments or orders. SlideThe magistrate fined the shop for trading illegally.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Local JurisdictionPlay
Magistrates typically work in local courts, handling minor legal cases such as traffic violations. SlideShe appeared before the local magistrate for a speeding ticket.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Lesser OffensesPlay
A magistrate deals with less serious offenses, not high-profile criminal cases. SlideThe magistrate heard several cases of shoplifting today.