civil court

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civil court (plural civil courts)

  1. A court dealing with cases in civil law.
    • 1951 April, “Notes and News: North Fife Line, Scotland”, in Railway Magazine, number 600, page 281:
      The Fife County Council, and other objectors, were successful in July [1950] in obtaining an interim interdict against this decision, but the Court of Session withdrew the interdict in January, and it was then stated that a civil court had no jurisdiction in the matter.

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