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Somali Glossary – Law

for Public Service Interpreting

 

A
ABH – Actual Bodily Harm eg. Bruises, black eyeDhaawac
Absconder (runaway)Baxsadeh (Baxsasho)
Absolute DischargeSii-dayn Dhamaystiran
AbstractsWax aan la taaban karin
Abusive words and/or behaviourKalmado caay ah iyo ama Akhlaaq
Accessory after the fact Qofka in dambi la galo caawiya oo xaqiiqda dabadeed
Accessory before the factQofka in dambi la galo caawiya oo xaqiiqda horteed
Accessory to MurderQofka in Dil gargaara ama qariya
AccompliceQof danbiile gacan siiya
AcquittalDambi ka dhaafid
Action of indemnification for damages causedWax qabad Mag-siin ah ee Waxyeello la sababeeyo
Act of God Force Majeure – in a contractAmar ilaah
Act of ParliamentSharciga Baarlamanku soo saaro
Acts of WarWax Falidda Dagaal
Actus Reus

(offence without intent)

(see Mens Rea)

Dambi bilaa ulajeeddo ah
Accused

(see Defendant)

Qofka la eedaynayo
Additional Days Awarded (ADA)Maalmo Dheeraada la Siiyaye
Adduce evidenceCaddayn soo bandhigid
AdjournmentHakin lugu sameeyo hawl socotey
AdjudicationXukumida
Administratrix JudgeQaalli Maamul ah
AdoptionKorista ilmo aanad dhalin
Adoptive parentsWaalidka koriya ilmo ayn dhalin
ADR

(Alternative Dispute Resolution)

Xalka Badal ah ee Muran
Adverse inferencesFahamo Go’aan
Advise, I must (legal jargon)La talin
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)Adeega Talo leh, Maslax iyo Gar qaadid
AdvocatesQareeno
AffirmationXaqiijis
AffrayCabsi
After entry and appealQabsasho iyo rafcaan
Agent

Person authorised to act on behalf of another

Wakiil
Aggravated AssaultWeerar kadis ah oo aad ka sii dara
Aggravated BurglaryXadid aad ka sii darta
Aggravated GBHDhaawac aad ka sii dara
Aggravated Coercion

eg. Indicted for…

Khasab aad ka sii dara
Aggravated robberyBoob aad ka sii dara
Aggravated trespassingDhul-dadow galid aad ka sii darta
Aggravating (worsening)Aad u sii xumaata
Aggravating circumstancesXaalado aad u sii xumeeya
Aggressor or assailantQof dagaal gardaro ah bilaaba
Aiding and AbettingCaawin iyo Dambi gargaarid
Allegation chargeEedayn dacwad
AlibiBariinimo
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)Xalka Badal ah ee Muran
AmendedDib u saxan
Amicable ResolutionXal Si saaxibtinimo
Amphetamines StimulantsMarqaan kiciye
Anabolic SteroidsUnugo hoormoono ah oo muruqyaha weyneeya
An Act

eg. Offences against the person Act 1861

Sharci
An Act passed… dateSharci la soo saaray… taariikhda
An integral part of… Qayb lagama maarmaan ah
An integral part thereinQayb lagama maarmaan ah ku-jira
Annulment, derogationLiidis
Antecedent historyTariikhda hordhac ah
Annulment, derogationLiidis
Anthrax

Anthrax is the name of the bacteria

Geermis cudur oo laga xoolaha oo dadka qabsata
Anti-Fraud SquadHorinta Khayaanada ka hortagta
Appeal Challenge

a court decision, to change it

Rafcaan
Appeal, petitionCodsi
Appeal, per saltumDananaysi
Appeal by ‘case stated’Rafcaan oo ‘arrin la sheegay
Appeal on a question of lawRafcaan ee wax ku sahabsan sharci
Appellant Party complaining to Superior Court of JusticeQolada codsata rafcaan
ApplicantCodsade
Appropriate Adult

Person who represents a minor or a person of ill mental state

Qof weyn oo ku haboon
Appropriate Fine (Countermands)Ganaax Ku haboon
Approved Bail HostelsXarun la dajiyo Dadka lacag lagu soo damiinto oo La ogolyahay
Approved Probation HostelsXarun la dajiyo Dadka la tijaabo gelinayo ee La ogolyahay
Arbitrage CommitteeGuddiga Gar qaadida
ArbitrationGar qaadid
Arbitrators

(not Judges – one lawyer and 2 lay men)

Gar qaadayaal
Armoured BrigadeGuutada Gaashaaman
Arraigned, (the defendants were)La eedayay
ArraignmentEedayn
ArrayWax tiro badan o oil qabato leh
Arrest

(see detention)when someone is deprived of his/her liberty

Xirid
Artificial Legal Person

See natural legal person

Qof Sharci ee Dhab ahayn
Artificial Person

see physical person

Qof Dhab ahayn
Ask the Court

to mark the Register “satisfied”

Waydii Maxkamada in Diiwaanka lugu qoro “qancay”
Assault

see battery

Weerar
Assault, toWeerarid
Assault & BatteryWeerar & Garaac
AssessorsQiimeyoyin
AssetsRaasumaal
Assigned Court

to which he/she is assigned

Loo xilsaaray
Assistant personnel

(or staff) (At police station)

Shaqaale caawiye (ama shaqaale)
Associated PenaltiesGanaaxyo Isku xiran
Assured Shorthold Tenancy AgreementHeshiis Muddada ijaarka ee gaaban ee la ballanqaaday
Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993Sharciga 1993 Rafcaanada Magan-galyo siyaasadeed iyo Hijrig
Asylum Seeker

(see Refugee)

Magan-galyo siyaasadedd Dalbade
Asylum Support Appeals (done by Asylum Support Adjudicators)Rafcaanada Caawinta Magan-galyo siyaasadeed
Attachment of EarningsXiriirka Dakhliyada
AttackWeerar
Attempted MurderDil La isku dayay oo dhicisoobay
Attendance Centre (probation)Xarunta ilaalinta dadka la tijaabinayo
Attendance Centre OrderHabka Xarunta ilaalinta dadka la tijaabinayo
Attendance Centre Order (for drug offences) Habka Xarunta ilaalinta dadka la tijaabinayo ee doroogada isticmaala
Attorney

(see Counsel, Barrister, Public Attorney)

Qareen
Attorney General, the see Public ProsecutorQareen Guud
Audit (courtroom)Hadal hubin
Audit (accounts)Xisaab huin
Audit BoardGuddiga Hubinta
Audit Department of ExchequerQaybta Xisaab hubinta ee Hanti-dhawrka dawladda
Automatic Conditional releaseSii-daynta Shardiile ee Otomaatik ah
AwardsAbaalgud

 

B
Backdrop to the caseArrinka waxa ka danbeeya
Background to the arrestAasaaska xiridda
Bail (1) (can be conditional or unconditional)Damiin
Bail (2) (eg. To go bail for) 3rd party is responsible for his/her appearance in courtDamiinasho
Bail, on (3) Freeing one against his/her promise to appear in CourtDamiin ku siidays
Bail (4) – Bail BondLacagta qof xiran lagu damiinto
Bail AccommodationDegaanka Dadka lacag lagu soo damiinto
Bail HostelXarunta Dadka lacag lagu soo damiinto
Bailee Person to whom goods are entrusted by bailantQofka alaab lagu aamino
BailiffSharci-yaqaan ilaaliya ama hubiya in la fuliyo amarada maxkamadda
BailmentAlab gaarsiinta sabab khaas ah leh
Bailor one who entrusts goods to a baileeQofka alab ku aammina qofka damiin ah
Ballot Selection of juryWarqadaha doorashada
BankruptcyMusalif
Bankruptcy, assets inRaasumaal musalif galay
Bankruptcy OrderAmar Musalif
BarbituratesDaawo dadka lagu suuxiyo ama lagu maan tirro
Barrister (in EN Law) appointed by Solicitor to represent the accused in courtQareen maxkamada hor jooga
Battery

see assault and assault / battery

Garaac
Before the CourtMaxkamada horteed
Behaviour

(threatening, abusive, insulting)

Akhlaaq
Benefits Agency (BA) (DSS dept. responsible for the administration of benefits)Wakaalada Manfaca
Benefit paymentBixinta manfaca
Beyond Parental ControlAwoodda Waalidka Ka shisheeya
Beyond reasonable doubtShaki Macquul ah ka shisheeya
Biased

eg. With the subject of the trial

Eexasho leh
BillQodob
Bill of IndictmentQodob Eedayn khalad ama danbi
Binding Over Order

(bond between an offender and the court)

Xiriir fiican oo ka dheexaya dambiile iyo maxkamada
Black iceBaraf adag oo khafiif ah oo wax laga dhex arki karo
BlackmailHanjabaad
Body work (car)Qolofta kore ee baabuurka
Board of DirectorsGuddiga Agaasimayada
Breach of duty of careJebinta waajib daryeel
Breach of LicenceJabinta Shati
Breach of OrdersJabinta Amaro
Breach of procedure before the courtJabinta nidaamka maxkamada horteed
Breach of professional or official secretJabinta sir xirfadeed ama rasmi ah
Breach ProceedingsJabin Dhacdoyin
BreathalyserQalab lagu qiyaaso aalkoloda neefta ku jirta
Breath testBaarista neefta
Brown Book with implementation of the Woolf Reforms Buuga Boorka ah
BuggeryGalmada dabada ninka
Burden of Proof (Onus Probandi) Duty to prove one’s causeWaajibka caddaynta arrinka qofka
BureauXafiis
Burglary Trespass with intent to an offence eg. StealingTuuggo guryaha u soo dhaca
By defaultKasoo qayb galid la’aan
By law enacted Oo sharciga la ansaxay
By order ofOo ah amarka
BywaysWaddo yar oo aan macrruf ahayn

 

C
Cabinet,

the (UK) sin. Council of Ministers

Golaha wasiirada
Call centreXarunta wicidda
Came into effectOo la sameeyaye
Cannabis

see hashish

Xashiishad
Capital offenceDambi dil toogasho ah leh
Card DeactivationDhaqaaq jabinta Caarka
Career judges Qaalliyada xirfad leh
Care OrderAmar Daryeel
Care PlanQorshe Daryell
Care ProceedingsDhacdoyn Daryeel
Case at issueArrinka mawduuc ah
Caution

(doesn’t go in criminal record if admits small offence and has no previous) (see citation)

Digniin
CaveatDigniin
Caveat EmptorIibsadaha u digid
CCTV (close circuit television)Kaamaradaha wax lagu ilaaliyo
Central reservation

(on motorways)

Dhulka u dhexeeya laba waddo
Certificate of DestitutionShahaado Diihaal
Certificate of satisfactionShahaado raalli-gelin
Challenge the array

see Array

Tartami waxa tiro badan oo il qabato leh
Chambers (Court 1,2,3)Golaha
Chambers, inGolaha, ku jira
ChanceryMaxkamada sare ee caddaaladda
Charged (to be) Found guilty by evidence, police informs of law broken and reads the rightsLa eedayaye
Charging Order

(see receiving order)

Amar Eedayn
Chartered CorporationShirkad Xeer qoraal ah leh
ChattelHanti guuro ah
Chief Constable

Can also be called Superintendent or Commissioner

Hooggaamiye Boolis
Chief EditorDiyaariyaha iyo isku-dubaridaha joornaal, buug, filin, iwm ee hoggaamiye ah
Chief InspectorHoggaamiye Kormeere
Chief Officer of Police

(to testify as a properly interested person can be either the Chief Constable or officer in charge of investigation)

Hoggaamiye Sarkaal ah ee Booliska
Child Assessment OrderAmar Qiimeynta ilmo
Child BenefitManfaca Carruurta
Child Curfew Scheme

Under 10’s can’t be in public places after certain hours

Habka Bandowga Carruurta

Child destructionBurburinta ilmo
ChildminderIlaaliyaha ilmo
Child Protection CommitteeGuddiga ilaalista Carruurta
Child Protection RegisterDiiwaanka ilaalista Carruurta
Children Act 1998Sharciga Carruurta ee 1998
Child Support Agency (CSA)Wakaaladda Taageerka Carruurta
CID – Criminal Investigation Department (UK)Qaybta Baaritaanka Dambiga
Circuit JudgeQaalliga Safar khaas ah leh
Citation (1)Maxkamad uga yeer
Citation (2) Official + Recorded warning instead of going to court

(see caution)

Digniin
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)Xafiiska La talinta Muwaadiniinta
City CouncilGuddiga Magaalada
Civil CommotionSawaxan Ee shacabka
Civil Division

of the Court of Appeal

Qaybta Shacabka ee Maxkamada Rafcaanka
Civil Liability InsuranceCaymista Masuulyad ka saaran Shacabka
Civil Matters Disputes,

wrongs (not criminal)

Mawduucyada Shacabka
Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) Brown Book, which replaced The Green and White booksQaanuunada Nidaamka la raaco ee Shacabka
Civil ServantShaqaalaha Dawladda
Civil Service, theHay’adaha Dawladda
Civil SuitDacwo-maxkamadeed ee Shacabka
Claimant (petitioner)Andacoode
Claim formFoomka dalab
Claim for PaymentDalabka lacag siinta
Claim for PossessionDalabka Lahaansho
ClaimsDalabo
ClauseQodob
Clerk to the Justices

see Registrar

Garraaniga Caddaaladaha
Closing speech

(or closing argument)

Hadalka soo xiraya
Coalition Against CrimeIs-bahaysiga Ka soo hor jeeda Dambiga
CocaineDaroogo la qabatimo
Codes of Practice (Police)Shuruucda Xirfad ku shaqaynta
Collision (eg. Rear-end / Head-on / Side-impact)Isku-dhicid
Combination Order

Under supervision 12-36 months and do 40-100h unpaid community work

Amar Isku-dar ah
CommencementBiloow
Commission for Racial EqualityGuddiga Sinnaanta Ee jinsiyadeed
Commit to Hospital (eg. Mental)Isbitaal Dhigid
Commit to PrisonXabsi Dhigid
Commit for Trial Maxkamad u dirid
Commit for Trial

(the defendant)

Maxkamad soo hortaagid
Committal Proceedings Magistrates decide if the case goes before a juryDhacdoynka Arrin xeerbeeg u dirid
Committal (for trial)U-diris
Common AssaultWeerar Caadi ah
Common LawXeerka Caadiga ah
Commonwealth British Republic (1649-60)Bar-waaqosooranka
Communal Estate (between husband and wife)Hantida Ka dhexaysa ninka iyo xaaska
Communal estate acquired after marriageHantida qoyska ee la dhaxlay guurka dabadii
Community Sentences Probation, Community Service and Supervision orders (eg. Attend a Centre)Xukumidoynka ee Bulsho
Community ServiceAdeeg Bulsho
CompensationMag
Compensation for exemplary damagesMagta waxyeelloyn tusaale noqon kara
Compensation for aggravated damagesMagta waxyeelloyn aad u sii xumaaday
Competitive systemHab tartan leh
Complementary lawSharciga kammilaya
Comply Addeecid
ConcealingQarin
Conclusion (of trial or case)Gabagabo
Concurrent SentenceXukumid Waafaqsan
Conditional Bail

What’s expected pending appearance in court

Damiin Shardiile
Conditional discharge

similar to absolute discharge on condition not to re-offend within 3 years

Sii-deyn shardiile
ConfessionQirasho
ConscriptionQafaal askareed
Consecutive SentenceXukumid Ku xigta
ConsentU fasaxid
Consistent with the provisions of Article…Joogto u ah shuruudaha Qodobka…
Constable

see plain-clothes constable

Boolis
Constitutional LawSharci Dastuuri ah
Constitutional TribunalMaxkamad-gaar ah oo Dastuuri ah
Consumer GuideTilmaame Macmiil
Contact Order,

a under Children Act

Amar Xiriir
ContemptXaqiraad
Contempt of courtMaxkamad xaqiraad
Contract Legally enforceable agreement between 2 personsHeshiis
Contracting StateXaalad Heshiis
Contrary toLiddi ku ah
Contributory negligenceDayicid keenaysa
Controlled Drug

eg. Cannabis, under the Misuse of Drugs Act

Daroogo La maamulo
ConventionsCaadooyn
Convention territoryGobol dhaqan
Conveyance transfer of ownership or propertyGaadiid
ConveyancerGaadiid sameeye
Convicted accused, aQof la eedayaye oo dembi lagu xukumay
CopyrightXuquuqda daabacaadda
CoronerMasuulka baara dhimashoynka shaki leh
Coroners’ CourtMaxkamada Masuulada baara dhimashoynka shaki leh
CorroborateAyidid
Council of Auditors

and/or Exchequer

Guddi ka tirsan Hanti-dhawrayaal iyo/ama Hanti-dhawrka dawladda
Council on TribunalsGuddiga Maxkamadaha-gaar ah
Council TaxCanshuurta Guriga
Council Tax BenefitManfaca Canshuurta Guriga
Counsel Barrister who represents people in court

(see Barrister and Attorney)

Qareen
Counsel for the Defence

see Prosecution

Qareenka Difaaca
Counsel’s FeesUjorynka Qareenka
Count 1, 2 and 3

(eg. Charged on counts 1 and 2)

Qayb eedayn ee 1, 2 iyo 3
CounterchargeEedayn ka hor-timaad eedayn kale
CounterclaimDalab ka hor-yimaad dalab kale
CountermandsAmar-burin
County Court (Civil Law)Maxkamada Deegaan go’an
Coup (coup d’état)

Seizure of Government

Af-genbi
Court BondHeshiis qoran oo maxkamad ka yimid
Court clerkGarrani Maxkamad
Court Costs see legal costsQiimaha Maxkamada
Court Fee (or issue fee)Ujro Maxkamad ( ama ujro soo saarid)
Court interpreterTurjumaanka maxkamada
Court is in sessionMaxkamadu waay fadhidaa
Court of AppealMaxkamada Rafcaanka
Court MartialMaxkamada ee milateri
Court Seal Tiimbare Maxkamad
Court SecretaryXog-haye guud ee Maxkamad
Court Session (Hearing)Dhegaysi Maxkameed
Court’s Indictment Division

see Grand Jury

Qaybta Eedaynta ee Maxkamada
CrècheXanaanada Carruurta
CreedCaqiido
Crime Act

prejudicial to community Punishment – fine or prison

Dambi
Criminal CaseArrin Dambiile
Criminal complaint

see to press charges

Dacwo Dambiile
Criminal Damage ActSharciga Wax-yeello ee Dambiile
Criminal Legal Aid

(for people accused of crimes)

Caawimada Sharci yaysan ee Dambiile
Criminal Injuries Compensation BoardGuddiga Magta Dhaawacyada Dambiile
Criminal Justice Advisory BoardGuddiga La taliye ah ee Caddaalada Dambiile
Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994Sharciga Caddaalada Dmabiile iyo Nidaamka Bulsho ee 1994
Criminal recordTaariikhda Dambiile
Cross ExaminationHubinta su’aalo leh ee markhaatiga
Cross-examination by DefenceHubinta su’aalo leh ee markhaatiga ee Difaaca
Cross PurposesIs-khilaafsan
Crown CourtMaxkamad Oo maamusha dambiga
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)Adeega Ciqaab marinta ee Maamulka dambi
Crown ProsecutorKu doodaha Maamulka dambi
Curfew OrderAmar Bandow
Custodial SentenceXukumid Hayn leh
CustodianshipMasuuliyada wax ilaalinta
Custody OfficerSarkaalka Haynta
Custody Record Custody

clock also starts

Diiwaanka Haynta
Customer service department (Insurance Co.)Qaybta Adeega Macmiilka
Cycle tracksRaadadka baaskiil

 

D
Day CareXannaanaynta Carruurta DD

(Direct Debit)

Lacag ka bixin Toos ah Debentures Shahadoyn cadaynaya deyn

Debt Recovery

Kor-usoo-kac Deyn

DecreeAmar
Decree Absolute in UK – demanded 6 weeks after Decree Nisi dateAmar Dhamaystiran
Decree-LawAmar-Sharci
Decree NisiAmar ku meel gaadh ah
Decree Order

(sin. Ministerial order)

Amar Wasiireed
Defamation (Tort)Sumcad-ridis
Defect ConscriptionQafaal askareed Oo fakashay
DefectiveCillaysan
DefectsCillado
Defendant or Respondent (Person sued or charged) (see Accused)Eedaysane
Defence & Counterclaim formsFoomamka Difaac iyo Dalab ka hortagida
Defraud, toKhatalid
DeliberateKa baaraandegid
DeliberationKa baaraandeg
DelinquentDambi fudud gale
Demand

see Petition

Dalbasho
Demand or claimDalbasho ama dalab
Demise Damages (insurance policy – suffering inconvenience and psychological disorders)Waxyeelloyn Geeri
DenunciationCambaarayn
Departmental Standard

see Ministerial Regulation

Heer Waaxeed
DeportationMasaafuris
Dereliction of Duty Indicted for… neglect, etcDayacinta Waajib
Desecrating (the corpse)Karaamo tirid
DestituteDiihaalsan
DetaineesDadka la hayo
Detective Chief Inspector

(Plain clothes officer, works for CID same rank as a Chief Inspector for the Police Force)

Kor-meeraha Hoggamiye ee Dembi- baare ah
Detective Constable

(Plain clothes officer, works for CID same rank as a Constable for the Police Force)

Booliska Dambi-baare ah
Detention

(see arrest) keeping of a person for investigation

Meel ku-hayn
Detention CentreXarunta Xabsi gaaban ah
DeterrenceBajin
DilatoryFuurid leh
Dilatory TacticsXeelado Fuurid leh
Diminished responsibilityMas’uuliyad naaqusan
DirectionJiho
Director of Public Prosecutions, theAgaasimaha Ciqaab marinada Bulsho
Discharge

Absolute/conditional discharge

Sii-dayn
Discharge (2)Fasaxid
Discharge ReportWar-bixinta Sii-daynta
Discharged

(depends on context)

La sii-daayaye
Discharged for summons

eg. Drink driver gave blood and has to return for results

Loo sii-daayaye yeeritaan-maxkamadeed
Disciplinary HearingDhegaysi Edbiye
Disciplinary ProceedingsDhacdoynka Edbiye
Disclosure of documentsKashifaada dukumeentiyo
Discontinuance Letter

when no further action will be taken

Warqada Joojinta
Discretionary Conditional ReleaseSii-dayn Caqli iyo taxadar-badan leh oo shardiile
DiscretionsCaqli iyo taxadar-badani
Discrimination

(on grounds of race, sex, disability)

Kala-sooc
Dismembering (Slicing)Xubin-xubin u jar-jarid
Dismiss, toJoojin sharci ahaan
DismissalJoojis sharici ahaan
Dismissal Letter

see resignation letter

Warqada Shaqo ka-eryis
DisobedientDhaga-adag
Disobey a court orderDiid amar maxkamadeed
DispatchDirid
DisputeMuran
Dispute, a claimCaaridid
Dispute, beyondDood
Disputes liability and amount claimedKhilaafaya masuuliyada iyo caddadka la dalbaday
Disqualified from drivingU qalmi waayay wadid
DisseisinHanti ka qaadid
District CourtMaxkamada Degmo
Divorce Counselling Session

(or Therapy Session)

Kulan Talo bixin ee Furniin
Divorce proceedingsDhacdoynka Furniin
DNA (desoxiribonucleic acid)Aashiito jirka ku taal
DNA TestingBaarista Aashiitada jirka
DockMeesha uu maxbuusku istaago marka maxakamada la saarayo
Document Exchange (DX)Is-dhaafsiga Dukumeenti
Domestic, aBooyaaso
Domestic ViolenceRabsho Gudaha
Doping (Sports)Daroogo-siin
Draft EvasionQoraal aan rasmi-ahayn Ka dhuumasho
Draft Law A Bill

(see also White Paper) see Bill

Sharci aan rasmi-ahayn
Draft letter of intentWarqad rasmi-ahayn oo ulajeeddo
Driver’s LicenceBatante
Drove off

(made their escape)

Bax-saday
Drug AddictQofka Daroogada qabatima
Drug Smuggling (Trafficking)Kootarabaanida Daroogada
Drugs (soft / hard)Daroogoyn
Drunk and IncapableSarkhaan iyo Awood daran
Drunk DrivingSarkhaan Wadid
Drunk & Disorderly (D & D)Sarkhaan & Qalaalaso leh
DSS

(Department of Social Security)

Qaybta Amniga Bulsho
DSS Fraud Dept.Qaybta Khayaanada ee Qaybta Amniga Bulsho
DungeonJeel hoos u qodan
DuressXabsi
Duty of careWaajib daryeel
Duty SolicitorQareenka Waajibku saaranya
Duty to Co-habitWaajibka wada-noolaansho
DVLA (UK)

(Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency)

Wakaalada Batante (UK)

 

E
EcstasyJidbo
Education social worker

(or Welfare officer)

Masuulka Daryeel
Either Way Offences Trial

either in the Crown Court with jury or in the Magistrates Court

Dambiyo labada dhinac midkood
Electronic tagging

To monitor an offenders’ movements whilst on bail

Lifaaq ku dhajis elektaroonig ah
EmbankmentBiyo-xireen
EmbezzlementLunsi
EMCDDA

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction

Xarunta Yurubeed ee Daawashada Daroogoynka iyo Daroogo Qabatimo
Emergency AccommodationDegaan Deg-deg
Empanelled

(assembled) the jury was empanelled

Isu keenay
EmployeeShaqaale
EmployerLoo-shaqeeye
Employers’ OrganisationsUrurada Loo-shaqeeyeyaasha
Employment Appeal TribunalMaxkamada gaar ah ee Rafcaanka Shaqada
Employment Protection

(Consolidation) Act 1978

Sharciga ilaalista (Isu-taga) Shaqada ee 1978
Employment TrainingTababarka Shaqada
EnactAnsixin
EnactmentsSharciyada
End of ContractDhammaad Qandaraas
End of questioningDhammaadka su’aalinta
Endorsement (1)

(to add something to a document)

Dukumeenti wax ku siyaadis
Endorsement (2)

(to transfer to another a right)

Ayidaad
EnforceableFuli-kara
Enforcement ProceedingsDhacdoynka Fulinta
Equal Opportunities CommissionGuddi Fursadaha Isla-siman
Equal Pay Act 1970Sharciga Mushaarka Isla-siman ee 1970
Establish (a service)

see setting up

Aasaasid
EstoppelHor-istaagidda qof ee loo diido in uu bedalo waxa uu yiri
Estoppel by JudgementGo’aan ku joojinta qof ee loo diido in uu bedalo waxa uu yiri
Ethnic MinoritiesQoloynka yar ee Jinsiyeed
Ethnic originAsalka jinsiyeed
European Court of Human RightsMaxkamada Yurubeed ee Xuquuqda ee Insaanka
European Convention of Human RightsDhaqanka Yurubeed ee Xuquuqda Insaanka
EvidenceDaliil
Evidence (give evidence in court)Markhaati
Evidential Test

Enough evidence to convict or take to court

Tijaabada Daliilka
Examination in chiefBaarista ugu muhiimsan
Exceptional Leave to RemainFasax gaaban oo Gooni ah oo Harid
Execution against goodsFulin lid ku ah alaab
Exemption CertificateShahaadada Ka-reebista
Ex-gratia paymentBixin bilaash ah
Exhaust Emission OffencesDambiyada Sii-daynta Iskaamiinto
ExhibitMuujin
Ex parte (now Without Notice)

see Inter partes

Danta gees kali ah
Expiry

see renunciation + withdrawal

Waqtiga-dhicista
Express declaration, to make anShaac ka qaadis deg-deg ah
Extended SentenceXukumid La fidiyaye
Extenuating/Mitigating CircumstancesXaalado Khafiifinaya
Eye-witnessGoob-joog

 

F
Fair hearing, aDhegaysi xaq-ah
Families AnonymousQooysaska Magac la’
Family Court Welfare ReportWar-bixinta Daryeel ee Maxkamada Qooyska
Family Mediation ServiceAdeega Dhex-dhexaadinta Qooyska
Far fromKa dheer
Fast Track Appeals

see Tier Track System

Rafcaano Deg-deg loo dhameeyo
Fast Track claimsDalabyo deg-deg loo dhameeyo
Fatal crash (car)Duqayn dilaa-ah
Faulty Goods

(Contract & Consumer Law)

Alabo Cillad-leh
Fear of PersecutionCaddibaad ka Cabsi
Federal or State LawSharciga Dawladda dhexe ama Qaranka
FeesUjroynka
Female defectiveDembi-baare dheddig ah
Fill that gapBuuxi dalool kaa
Financial Insufficiency CertificateShahadada Naaqisnaanta Maaliyadeed
Fines and associated penaltiesGanaaxyada iyo ciqaaboynka soo raaca
FingerprintsSawirka-faraha
First refusal see inferred refusalDiidmada ugu horeeysa
Fixed Penalty NoticeDigniin Ganaax oo Degsan
Fixed Term SentenceXukumid Waqti Degsan leh
Flashing Amber lightIftiin Midabka jaallaha ah oo Bilig leh
Flying Squad of State PoliceHorinta Duulaya ee Booliska Qaranka
FME – Force Medical ExaminerBaaraha Caafimaad ee Ciidanka
Food AllowanceGunno Cunto
Food VouchersTigidada Cunto
FootpathsWadiiqoyn
Force Majeure (contract)

see Act of God

Xoog Wayn
For court use onlyLugu talagalay isticmaalka maxakamada Forensic (relating to courts) Baarista cilmiyeed ee dambiyada
Forensic medicineCilmiga barista ee dambiyada
Foreseen (scheduled by)La oddorosidayaye
Forfeit surrender

something as a penalty

Wax qof laga qaado ganaax ama sharci- jebin darteed
FormFoom
Foster Family

see adoptive parents

Qooyska Koriya ilmo aanay dhalin
FosteringKorinta ilmo aanad dhalin
Fostering CentreXarunta Korinta carruurta dad la’
Fraud Obtaining

something by unfair or wrongful means

Khayaano
Fraud (person)Qab-qable
Freehold ownershipMilkiyad nolol dheer
Full Beams (Headlights)Nalalada hore ee babuurka
Further Training (depends on context)Tababar Dheer
Further Training CourseKoorso Tababar Dheer
Further Vocational TrainingTababar Xirfadeed oo Dheer

 

G
GangsBurcado
Garnishee ProceedingsDhacdoynka Qof u digin
Garnishee OrderAmar Qof u digin
GBH – Grievous Bodily Harm eg. Serious cuts, knife wounds, etcWaxyeello Jirka ah oo Aad u-daran
GearboxQafiska marshada
General ProvisionsShuruudaha Guud ah
Genuine beliefCitiqaad dhab-ah
Government Billsee BillSharci Xukuumadeed
Grand Jury (US)Xeerbeeg Weyn (US)
Graphological tests (to see if the signature in a cheque is falsified)Baarisyada saxiix hubin ah
GrazingDaajinta
Green Book The County Court RulesBuuga Cagaar ah
Green Form SchemeKhiddadka Foomka Cagaar ah
Gross IndecencyXushmad daran oo Xumaan qayaxan
Gross negligenceDayicid Xumaan qayaxan
GruesomeLaga argagaxo
Guarantee agreement on 1st demandDammaano heshiis oo dhacay dalabka ugu horeeya
Guardian ad Litem (now Litigation friend)Saxiibka Dacwo ooga
Guilty PleasDembi Qirasho

 

H
Habeas-Corpus

(A prerogative writ directed to a person who detains another in custody, it commands him to produce that person before the court)

Qof qof kale haysta ku amar siin in uu keeno qof kaa maxkamada horteed
Habitual residence test

(performed at the Benefits Agency)

Baarista Degaanka ee Dabeeci ah
HarassmentKadeedis
Hard ShoulderQaybta adag oo wadada ku ag taal
Harmful PublicationsDaabacaadyada Wax-yeello leh
Hashish see cannabisXashiish
Hazard Warning LightsIftiinada Khatar Ka diga
Head of ServiceMadaxa Adeeg
Head of StateMadaxa Qaran
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974Sharciga Caafimaadka iyo Amni Shaqada dhexdeed ee 1974
Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992Xeerarka Caafimaadka iyo Amni Shaqada dhexdeed ee 1992
Health VisitorBooqde Caafimaad
HearingDhegaysi
Hearsay (not allowed in court) what someone else has been heard to sayKuturi-kuteen
Held on RemandXabsi lagu hayo intaan maxkamadi xukumin ka hor
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO)Guriga Daabacaadda ee Boqorada
HeroineHalyeey
HGV – Heavy goods vehicleGaariyada Alab Culus sidda
High CommissionerWakiilka hay’adeed ee Sare
High CourtMaxkamada Sare
High Court

will quash the Magistrate’s decision

Maxkamada Sare ayaa qadici doona go’aanka qaalliga dembiyada fudud
Highway CodeShuruuca Waddo-weyn
Highway rampSagxad taag ah ee waddo-weyn
Home circumstances reportWar-bixinta xalaadaha guriga
Home LeaveGuri u fasaxid
Homeless UnitCutubta Guri la’ah
Home Office see INDXafiiska Gudaha
Home Office Drugs Prevention InitiativeBilaabka Ka hor-taga Daroogoynka ee Xafiiska Gudaha
Homologation periodMuddada qiris
Hooked on drugsDaroogoynka ku qabatimay
Hospital Order

(on the grounds of mental disorder)

Amar isbataal
House of CommonsQaybta hoose ee baarlamaanka
House of LordsQaybta sare ee baarlamaanka
Housing BenefitManfaca Degaan
HostelXarun degaan oo ku meel gaar ah
Hung JuryXeerbeeg aan badni gaarin

 

I
Identification ParadeRigeynta Muujin dad
IdentiKit and PhotofitWaji sawir dhisid iyo Sawiro isu geys si sawir kali ah loo dhiso
Idle dispute (or an idle lawsuit)Muran macna darran
Immediate ImprisonmentXabsi Dhakhso ah
Immigration RulesQaanuunada Laanta socdaalka
Immigration Appeal TribunalMaxkamada gaar ah ee Rafcaanka Laanta socdaalka
Immigration & Nationality Directorate (IND)Qaybta Laanta socdaalka iyo Dhalashada
Import DeclarationShaac ka qaadista Eestaro
Imposition of SanctionsCuna-qabatayn Dulsaar
Imprisonable offenceDambi xabsi gal leh
In camera

(now In Private) Public not allowed in

Kaamaro dhexdeed
IncestDembiga qofka sineysta qof uusan geyin
Incitement to incite someone else to commit a crimeQofka dambi ku qasabid
Income SupportDakhli Ayidaad
InconsistenciesIsbed-bedelyo
IND (Immigration and Nationality Directorate) (part of the Home Office)Qaybta Laanta socdaalka iyo Dhalashada
Indecent AssaultWeerar Xushmad daran
Indecent DisplaysBan-dhigyo Xushmad daran
Indecent ExposureKashifaad Xushmad daran
Indecent PhotographsSawiro Xyshmad daran
Indemnity Professional InsuranceCaymis Xirfadeed oo Mag-galin
Independent ContractorsQandaraasleyaal Madax banaan
Indictable OffencesDambiyo Eedayn keeni kara
Indicted for MurderDil lagu Eedayaye
Indictment

(Doc. Containing concise statement of a crime or offence)

Eedayn si sharci ah
Industrial DisputeMuran Warshad la xiriira
Industrial Training Act 1971Sharciga Tababarka Warshad la xiriira ee 1971
Industrial Tribunal

(now Employment Tribunal)

Maxkamada gaar ah ee Warshad la xiriira
InfanticideCunug dilis
Inferred refusalDiidmo laga fahmay
Information desksMiisaska akhbaarka
Informed Consent Ogolaansho la akhbaariyaye
Inhuman or degrading treatmentMacaamilo axmaqnimo iyo dullayn leh
Injunction (refraining someone from doing something or going into a certain area)Amar reebitaan ah
Injunction (2)Amar
Inland RevenueDhakhliga Dalka gudihiisa ah
Inland Revenue (department)Qaybta cushuurta
InmatesDadka meel ku xereysan
Inmates (in Hospital)Dadka isbataal ku xereysan
In private see In CameraQarsoodi ahaan
Inquest (an inquiry not a trial, but in the presence of a jury)Baarista meydka lagu sameeyo
InspectionBaaris
Inspector (Police Force)Kormeere
Instrument of ConveyanceQalabka Gaadidda
Insulting words / behaviourHadallo / akhlaaq caytin leh
Intellectual PropertyHanti Caaqil ah
Intensive Training CourseKoorso Tababar Si xoog ah
Inter Alia (Amongst other things)Waxyo kale ka mid ah
Interim Care orderAmar Daryeel Ku meel gaar ah
Interim disqualification (from driving)Ka reebid ku meel gaar ah
Inter partes

(now On Notice) see Ex parte

Dante gees kaste
Interview Room

(at Police Station)

Qolka Kulan-waraysi
In the public interestDanta bulshada ah
Intimate Samples

eg. Blood, urine, saliva, DNA

Sanbalo Shakhsiga ah
InventoryLiiska alaab meel taal
In witness

whereof, granting is requested

Markhaatiga marka laga hadlo, ku-raacid ayaa la codsaday
ISDD (Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence)Machadka Baarista Daroogo Qabatimo
Issue ProceedingsDhacdoynka Mawduuc
It was lodged

a deed of aggravation of the decision not granted at the beginning

Waxaa la caddeeyay fal xumaashada qaraarka la bixin waayey bilowga

 

J
Joint order

see Combination order

Amar isku-dar ah
Judgement by

(in) default to try (to judge or sentence) in absence of the parties

Xukumid ka soo qayb galid la’aanta gees
Judgement CreditorXukun Qaansheegte
Judgement DebtorXukun Deynsade
Judgement for PlaintiffXukun Muddiciga daneeynaya
Judgement of the Court of Justice

see operative part of judgement

Xukunka Maxkamada Caddaalada
Judgement set asideXukun dhinac loo dhigay
Judge’s orderAmarka qaalliga
Judge’s roomQolka qaalliga
Judicial ActionDhaqaaqa Sharciga maxkamadda
Judicial OpinionRa’yiga Sharciga maxkamadda
Judicial ProceedingDhacdada Sharciga maxkamadda
Judicial RecordDiiwaanka Sharciga maxkamadda
Judicial ReviewDib-u hubinta Sharciga maxkamadda
Jurisdiction for execution Maamulka fulinta
Juror’s Interview SelectionXulashada Kulan waraysi ah ee Xeer- beege
Jury Summoning OfficerMasuulka U yeerista Xeerbeeg
Jury SummonsU yeeris Xeerbeeg
Jury was empanelledXeerbeeg waa laysku soo ururiyay
Justice DepartmentQaybta Caddaalada
Juvenile CourtMaxkamada Carruurta

 

K
KerbWaddada qarkeeda
Kerb-CrawlingWaddada qarkeeda qunyar u ag wadid
Key questionsSu’aalaha muhiim ah
KeyworkerShaqaalaha muhiim ah
Knobbling (Contamination) Jurors contaminated with the case beforehandFaddarayn

 

L
Lack of proofCaddayn la’aan
Land Ancillary to a buildingDhulka Siyaado ku ah daarta
LandlordNinka hanti maguurta ah leh
Lands TribunalMaxkamadda gaar ah ee Hanityaasha maguurta ah
Law CentreXurunta Sharciga
Lawful excuseCududaar sharciyaysan
Law LordTaliye awood sare leh ee Sharci
Law & OrderSharci & Nidaam
Law of TortSharciga Dambi ka beerma dhaqaaq la’an
Lawsuit

see Judicial Proceeding

Kiis maxkamad lagu qaado
Lay MagistratesQalliyada gar-soora dembiyada fudud ee aan u qalmin xirfad ahaan
LaymenRag aan cilmi xirfadeed u lahayn
Leading Questions

Questions made in cross-examination

Su’aalo Hoggaamin leh
Learning disabilityWaxbarasho u itaal-la’aan
Leasehold ownershipMilkiyad lugu haysto hishiis kiro oo guri lugu kala kiraysto
Leasing contractQandaraas hishiis kiro oo guri lugu kala kiraysto
Leave to AppealRafcaan u fasax
Leave to enterGelid u fasax
Leave to remainFadhi u fasax
Legal AdviceTalo Sharci
Legal AdviserSharci kala Taliye
Legal AidCaawimaad xaga kharashka qareenka
Legal Aid (a form of)Nooc caawimaad xaga kharashka qareenka
Legal Aid (a form of) (now Community Legal Service) see Criminal Legal AidNooca dambi ee caawimaadka xaga kharashka qareenka
Legal Aid Board (is now The Legal Services Commission)Guddiga Caawimaadka xaga kharashka qareenka
Legal AuthoritiesXukumada Sharciga
Legal ChargesUjroynka qareenka
Legal Costs

see court costs

Qiimaha Qareenka
Legal EntityJiritaan Shari ah
Legal ExecutiveMaamulka sare ee Qareen ah
Legal InstrumentQalabka qareenka
Legal Person

see artificial legal person

Qof Qareen ah
Legal PersonnelShaqaalaha Sharciga
Letter of Attorney

or Power of Attorney

Awoodda Qareen
Letter of Claim

Sent by Claimant to Defendant

Warqada Dalabka
Level of Alcohol in the bloodHeerka aalkolada ee dhiiga dhex taal
Lewd BehaviourAkhlaaq Xushmad daran
Liability in TortMasuuliyad Ka beermata dhaqaaq la’aan
Liable to DutyWaajib lugu masuuli karo
Libel By

means of writing, print or broadcasting

Dhaleecayn
Licence

(Authorization to do an act, which couldn’t otherwise be)

Shati
Licence EndorsedShati la ogolaaday
Licensing Act 1964Sharciga shatinta ee 1964
Life LicenceShatida Nolosha
LIFERSDadka lugu xukumo xabsi cimri dheer
Life Sentence

(or Life Imprisonment)

Xukun Xabsi Cimri dheer
Liquidated contractsQandaraasyo laga takhalusay
Litigation Parties

before court are answerable for case conduct

Dacwo oogid
Litigation Friend

see Guardian ad litem and Next Friend

Saaxiibka dacwo ooga
Local AuthorityDawladda Gudaha
Lock-outKa qufulid
Lodge a ComplaintDacwad dhigid
Lodge an appeal (or case) Rafcaan dalab
LoggerDiiwaan geliye
London Police (the square mile police)Booliska London
Lord Chancellor (add footnote: this is the highest judicial authority in England)Qofka awoodda ugu sareysa leh dhinaca caddaalada
Lord of Appeal in OrdinaryQofka awood sare leh dhinaca Rafcaanka sida Caadi ah
Loss of amenitiesKhasaaraha alabta lugu raaxo qaato
LoudspeakerCod dheer ku hadla
Lower CourtsMaxkamadaha Hoose
LSDDaroogo aashito ah oo muuq dhalanteed ah keena

 

M
MagistratesQaalliyada gar-soora dembiyada fudud
Magistrates CourtMaxkamadda qaalliyada dembiyada fudud
MaintenanceDayac-tir
Majority verdict, a

see unanimous verdict

Xukun badni leh
Malice aforethoughtXaasidnimo hore looga sii fikray
ManagerMaamule
ManslaughterSi kama’ah qof u dilid
Manslaughter

(aggravated) see murder

Si kama’ah qof u dilid (Aad u sii xumaada)
Manslaughter (involuntary)Si kama’ah qof u dilid (aan loo kasin)
Manslaughter (involuntary) (aggravated)Si kama’ah qof u dilid (aan loo kasin) Aad u xun
Manslaughter (negligence)Si kama’ah qof u dilid (Dayac)
Manslaughter (voluntary)Si kama’ah qof u dilid (Loo kasay)
Manslaughter (voluntary) (aggravated)Si kama’ah qof u dilid (Loo kasay) Aad u xun
Maritime TribunalMaxkamada gaar ah ee badda iyo maraakiibta la xiriira
Marriage CertificateShahaadada Guurka
Matrimonial Property LawSharciga Hanti maguurta ah ee Qoyska
Maximum SentenceXukumid Ugu dheer
May lead to a convictionKeeni karaysa dembi xukumis
May yet beWali dhici karta
Meal Voucher

see Vouchers

Tigid Cunto
MediationDhex-dhexaadis
MediatorsDhex-dhexaadiye
Memo (between Judges)Xaashi qoraal ah oo wax layskula socodsiyo
Mens Rea Offence with intent, guilty state of mind

(see Actus Reus)

Dembi Loo kasay
Mental DefectivesMaskaxda Ka dhantaalan
Mental Health Review TribunalMaxkamada gaar ah ee Dib-u baaridda Caafimaadka Maskaxda
Metropolitan Police

see London Police

Booliska Magaalada
Military CoupAf-genbi Milatari
Military TribunalMaxkamadda gaar ah ee Milatariga
Milord (or your lordship)Cinwaanka nin ingiriisi ah loogu yeero
Ministerial DecreeAmar Wasiireed
Ministerial Order

see Decree order

Amar Wasiireed
Ministerial Regulation

see Departmental Standard

Xeer Wasiireed
Ministerial ResolutionQaraar Wasiireed
Minor bruisingDhaawac yar
Minor fractures Dilaacyo yar
Minor offencesDembiyo yar
MisrepresentationKhalad u fasir
MisrepresentingKhalad u fasirid
MisuseSi xun u isticmaalid
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971Sharciga Si xun u isticmaalidda Daroogo
Mitigation speech made by defence after verdict or guilty pleaKhafiifis
Mitigating circumstances see extenuating circumstancesXaalado Khafiifinaya
Mode of Trial Decision

to try case either by magistrates or jury

Habka Maxkamad
Money judgment

(or award of costs)

Xukunka lacag
Money launderingLacag sharciyayn
Moral damagesWaxyeelloyn niyadda
MortgageDeyn
Mortgage Application FormFoomka Dalbashada Deyn
Mortgage LenderDeymiyaha
Mortgagee (Lender)

eg. Bank, etc

Deymiyaha
Mortgager (Borrower)Deyn galaha
MOT CertificateShahaadadda Wasaaradda Gaadiidka
MOT TestTijaabinta Wasaaradda Gaadiidka
Motion (proposal)Talo soo jeedin
Motion to DismissTalo la soo jeediyay La joojinayo
Motoring OffencesDembiyada Gaadiidka
Motor Insurers’ BureauXafiiska Caymista Gawaarida
Motorway Control PolicemanBooliska ilaaliya Wadada xawaare badan
MuggingDhicid
Multi track claims (UK)Dalabo noocyo badan leh
Murder

(see attempted murder)

Dil
MushroomsBoqoshaa
Mutatis MutandisBedallada loo bahnaa oo la sameeyo
Mute by visitation of GodAamusan booqasho ilaah sababteed
Mute of malice (to stand)Aamusan oo xaasidnimo
My learned friend (how Defence and Prosecutor refer to each other in court sometimes)Saaxiibkayga aqoon badan

 

N
NACRO (National Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders)Ururka Qaran ee Daryeelka iyo Baxnaanista Dembiileyaasha
Narcotics AnonymousDadka daroogo qabatima ee Magac la’
NASS (National Asylum Support Service)Adeega Gar-gaarka Magan-galyada siyaasadeed ee Qaran
National Insurance ContributionsTabarrucyada Caymista ee Qaranka
NI Contributions deductionKa jarista Tabarrucyada Caymista ee Qaranka
NI Exemption CertificateKa-cafinta Tabarrucyada Caymista ee Qaranka
National Insurance NumberLambarka Caymista ee Qaranka
National Police TrainingTababarka Booliska Qaranka
National StandardsHeerarka ee Qaranka
Natural DisastersMasiiboynka ee Qaranka
Natural Legal Persons see artificial legal personDad Sharci ee Caadi’ah
NAYPCAS (The National Assoc. of Young People’s Counselling and Advisory Service)Ururka ee Qaranka ee Adeega Talo iyo Qareen Dhalin-yarta
Needy, theBaahanka
Neighbourhood Watch SchemesKhiddadada Eegida Jiiraanka
Next Friend (now Litigation Friend)Saxiibka dacwo ooga
New Age TravellersSocdaallayaasha Casriyaysan
No case to answerArrin laga jawaabo la’aan
Non-Custodial Sentences

eg. probation

Xukumid Aan xabsi ahayn
Non-fatal Offences against the person GBH, ABH, WoundingDembiyo Dhimasho lahayn oo qofka lagu keeno
No fixed abodeHoy aan joogta ahayn
No pleaJawaab dembi qirasho iyo in kale lahayn
Notary Public, a

In the UK is a civil lawyer who verifies signatures and authenticates documents

Qareenka hubiya saxiixyada iyo dukumeentiyada
Not GuiltyDembi galin
Not Guilty PleasDembi qirasho diidid
Notice A

requisition or formal notification, of someone’s intention

Ogeysiis
Notice of EntitlementsXaq Ogeysiis
Notice of termination employer <> employee giving advance warning to terminate a contract

(see resignation and dismissal letter)

Dhammaysi ogeysiis
Notice to Detained PersonDigniin loo jeediyo Dadka La hayo
Notice to quitOogeysiis shaqo ka tagid
No Valid ConsentOgolaansho Macquul ah la’aan
NRPSI (National Register of Public Service Interpreters)Diiwaanka ee Qaranka ee Turjumeyaasha Adeega Bulsho
NSPCCMujtamaca ee Qaranka ee Ka hor-tagga Naxariis darrada Carruurta ku socota
Nuisance (Private or Public) Interference of one’s right to enjoymentLab iyo qas
Null and voidAan sharci ahaan la isticmaali karin
Number plateLambarka taarigada baabuurta

 

O
Oath-takingDhaarashada
Obiter Dictum A saying by the way, by a judge giving his decisionHadal qaalli xukumid bixinayaa uu iraa
Obscene PublicationsDaabacaadyada Fuxshi
Occasional Owners (or holders)Milkiiloyn Mar-mar ah
Occupation (of a Country)La wareeg
Occupational DiseasesCudurada ee Shaqada
OffencesDambiyo
Offences triable on IndictmentDambiyo maxkamad la hor keeni karo eedayn ka dib
Offended partyGeeska lugu dulmay
OffenderDambiile
Offending behaviourAkhlaaq dulmi leh
OfficerSarkaal Official letters Warqadaha rasmi ah
Old BaileyMaxkamada dhexe ee dembiile ee ingiriisiga
Old-style committalU-diris hab duqoobay ah
OmbudsmanMasuul baara dacwadaha ku socda dawladda
On (upon) one’s OathMarka la eego Dhaarta qof
On Licence see ParoleU fasax
Onus Probandi (burden of proof)Culays Caddayn
Open PrisonXabsi Furan
Opening speechKhudbo bilow ah
Operative part of judgement

see Judgement of the Court of Justice

Qaybta shaqaynaysa ee xukumid
OpiatesDaroogo kasaamaysan daawo dadka seexisa
OppressionCadaadis
Order (Directive)Amar ( Rasmi ah)
Order in Council

see Decree Order

Amar Goleha yaal
Order of the CourtAmar Maxkamadeed
Order to retake the driving testAmar in dib loo maro imtixaanka wadida
Ordinary proceedingsDhacodoynka caadi ah
Outworkers (Social Services)Shaqaalaha daryeel
OverruleAmar sare ku nasakhid
OverturnQalibaad
Oversee, toDul ka ilaalis
Overstayer, anQofka xad dhaaf meel u jooga

 

P
PACE – Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (rules of practice for Police – what they can / can’t do)Sharciga Daliilka Boolis iyo Dambiile ee 1984
PanderingFasahaadin
PanelGuddi
ParalegalLa xiriira waxa siyaadiya sharci
Parental responsibility agreementHeshiis masuuliyad waalid
Parking OffencesDembiyada Baabuur meel dhigasho
Parliamentary orderAmar baarlamaan
Parole LicenceFasax U siideyn
Parole (now Released on Licence)Siideyn sharafeed
Particulars of claimFaahfaahinta dalab
Particulars of an insurance policyFaahfaahinta hishiis caymis
Parties in a contract Geesaska qandaraas ku jira
Pass JudgementGudbid Xukun
Passive aggressiveMaahsan dagaal badan
Passport photographsMasawirada baasaboor
Paying-in bookBuuga bangiga marka lacag lugu shubo
Payment Slip / bank giro creditXaashiga-yar ee Bixinta / bangiga jeeg dhigid
Peaceful PicketingXayirka gelidda goobta shaqada ee Nabad ah
Peers (eg. Judgement by Peers)Shariifyo
Penal Affairs ConsortiumUrurka Arrimaha Ciqaab
PenaltyGanaax
Penalty, applicableGanaax
Penalty PointsDhibicyo Ganaax ah
Pending SuitDacwo-maxkamadeed ee Soo dhow
Per Se By itself (taken alone)Keli loo qaato
Periodic penalty paymentsGanaax bixin wareegto ah
Perjury False swearing, false statement under oathHadal been ah ku dhaarasho
PersecutionCaddibaad
Persistent OffendersDembiileyaal isdaba-joog ah
Personal FavouritismU kala eexasho Shakhsi ahaaneed
Personal Injury LitigationDacwo oogista Dhaawac Shakhsi ahaaneed
Petition

see Demand, Countercharge, and Reply

Arji ama codsi wadajir loo qoro
Petition for BankruptcyKicid Arji
PetitionerArjieh
Physical disabilityItaal-la’aan muuqaal leh
Physical Person see legal personQof Muuqaal leh
PickpocketJeeb siibe
PimpFataal
Plain ClothesDhar-cad
Plain-clothes ConstableBoolis Dhar-cad
Plaintiff The one who starts a claimMuddici
PleaDembi qirasho ama diidid
Plea & DirectionsDembi qirasho ama diidid & Jihoyn
Plead GuiltyDembi Qiro
Pleading a Defence Argument against a claimDood dalab ka hor imata
PleadingsDood difaac
Plead Not GuiltyDembi diid
Point of LawQodob Sharci
Points of Initial ClaimQodobada Dalabka ugu Horeeya
Police Detention, inBoolis gacan ugu jir
Police ForcesCidamadda Booliska
Police Headquarters

(or Police Station)

Saldhigga guud ee Booliska
Police InformerQofka Booliska war-siiya
Police OfficersCiidamadda Booliska
Police Powers Awoodaha Booliska
Police Powers to stop & searchAwoodidda Booliska ee joojin iyo baarin
Police Protection (Children Act)Dhawritaanka Boolisku qabto
Police ReportWar-bixinta Booliska
Political AffiliationXiriirka Siyaasadeed
Port of EntryMeesha laga Galo
Possession (for own use)Haysasho Daroogo
Possession (to supply drugs) For own use + to sellHaysasho Daroogo iyo iibin
Possession (of property)Milkiyad
Possession caseArrinka Haysashada daroogo
Possession SummonsYeeritaan-maxkamadeed oo Haysasho daroogo sababayso
Post MortemDhimasho ka dib
Posts (at their…)Goobaha shaqada ee askarta
Poverty Affidavit (to receive legal aid)Qaadashada caawimo xagga kharashka qareenka
Practice Directions Rules of practice (not laws) issued by High Court judgesXeerarka Dhaqan
Pre-action conduct of litigationDacwo oogid akhlaaqa ka horeya
Pre-Action ProtocolsHab-maamuusyada Hore
Precatory lettersWarqadaha dalab bixinaya
Precautionary measure (or protective measure)Dhaqaaq digtoonaan
Precedent A case used as authority for its legal principlesFal horay u dhacay
Prejudice, toQof marxaladiis waxyeellayn
Prejudicial (prevent) eg. Conflicts with the provisionsQof marxaladiis waxyeelleeya
Preliminary Demand not grantedDalabka Diyaar-garoow waa la diiday
Preliminary Hearing 1st stage of Court caseDhegaysi Diyaar-garoow ah
Pre-nuptial agreementHeshiiska guur ka hor
Pre-sentence Report (PSR) Written by the Probation Officer or a Social WorkerWar-bixinta Xukumid ka hor
Preside over a caseArrin maxkamadeed hoggaamin
Presiding JudgeQaalliga Hoggaaminaya
Press Charges (Police)Dacweyn
Presumption (near to proof of fact) Inference as to the truth of a fact admitted to be trueMoodid
Prevailing legislation (Legislation in force)Sharci dejinta gacan sarraysa
Prima Facie Case At first appearance, case with evidence in supportArrinka Soo bixidda Ugu horeysa
Prison SentenceXukumid Xabsi
Prison ServiceAdeegga Xabsi
Privy CouncilGuddiga Sir ogaan
Proactive, to beDhaq-dhaqaaq ficni
Probate TaxCanshuurta Cadaynta dar-daaran
ProbationTijaabo gelin
Probation CareDaryeelka Tijaabo gelinta
Probation CentreXarunta Tijaabo gelinta
Probation OfficerMasuulka Tijaabo gelinta
Probation OrderAmarka Tijaabo gelin
Probation Service Adeega Tijaabo gelinta
Probation Emergency SupportGar-gaarka Deg-deg ah ee Tijaabo gelinta
ProceedingsDhacdoynka
Proceeds of saleDakhli lacageed ee iibka
Professional Indemnity InsuranceCaymista Mag-dhab ee Xirfadeed
Professional IllnessesXanuunada Xirfadeed
Prohibited Steps OrderAmar Tallaaba qaadid Mam-nuucaya
Prohibition Order, a under Children ActAmar Mamnuuc ah
Properly interested personQof si habboon wax xiisaynaya
Prosecution, theDadka ku doodaya dambiilaha
Protection of Social and Welfare RightsDhawritaanka Xuquuqda Bulsho iyo Daryeel
Protective AuthorizationOgolaansho ilaalin ah
ProtocolHab-maamuus
Provision of… (contracts)Bixinta …
Provisional LicenceShati Ku meel-gaar ah
Provisional Warrant (or protective order) see precautionary measureDammaanad Ku meel-gaar ah
Public Administration BracketsQaybaha Maamulka Bushada
Public AttorneyQareenka Bulshada
Public FundsSanduuqyada Bulshada
Public Meetings Kulanada Bulsho
Public order Act 1986Sharciga nidaamka bulshada ee 1986
Public ProsecutorKu doode ee Bulsho

 

Q
Quality CharterXeer qoraal ah oo Tayo ah
Queen’s Bench Division of the High CourtQaybta Maxkamada Sare ee uu doorto qaalligu
Question of lawSu’aal Sharci
QuestioningSu’aalaya
Quid Pro QuoWax mag-dhab ah

 

Q
Quality CharterXeer qoraal ah oo Tayo ah
Queen’s Bench Division of the High CourtQaybta Maxkamada Sare ee uu doorto qaalligu
Question of lawSu’aal Sharci
QuestioningSu’aalaya
Quid Pro QuoWax mag-dhab ah

 

R
Race Relations Act 1976Sharciga Xiriirada Jinsi ee 1976
Racial AggravationXanaaq Jinsiyadeed
Racial Equality CouncilGuddiga Sinnaanta Jinsiyadeed
Racial HarassmentKadeedis Jinsiyadeed
Racial HatredNacayb Jinsiyadeed
Random Checks Baaris Kala sooc la’aan ah
RansomMadaxfurasho
Rape

see statutory rape

Kufsasho
Ratio Decidendi
Reason for decision or principle upon cause decisionSababta Qaraar
Real defenceDifaac dhab ah
Rear end collision

see collision

Halka dambe iska-jiirid
Reasonable careDaryeel macquul ah
Reasonable endeavoursDadaal macquul ah
Reasonable grounds

(to believe)

Aasaasyo macquul ah
Reasonable opinionRa’yi macquul ah
Rebut Dispute

to disprove evidence

Beenin
Receiving OrderAmar Qaadasho
Recklessness

(can also be negligence)

Taxadar la’aan
RecognizanceHeshiis shuruuc ogolaansho
Recorder in Court

(also called logger)

Diiwaan geliyaha Maxkamadda
Recovery Order (1) Children ActAmar Helitaan
Recovery Order (2)Amar Dib u soo celin
Redemption Ransom, buy back mortgage estate or rent chargeMadax-furad
ReductionismKhafiifinta wax adag
Redundancy

see dismissal

Dheeri
Re-enactedDib u jalis
Re-examinationDib u baaris
Refuge

see Women’s Refuge

Hoy la magan-galo
Refuge (2)

see emergency accommodation

Hoy la magan-galo
Refugee (Because of persecution, war, etc)

(see Asylum Seeker)

Qaxooti
Refugee CouncilGuddiga Qaxootiga
Refugee StatusDarajada Qaxootinimo
Regional delegation (Extension Centre)Wafdiga ee gobolka
Registered letter or recorded postWarqad ama boost la diiwaan geliyay
Registrar of the court Diiwaan-haye maxkamadeed
RegulationsXeerarka
Regulatory conditionsShuruudaha xeerka
Regulatory requirementsWaxyaabaha loo bahanyaha ee xeerka
Rehabilitation of the offenderBaxnaanista dembiilaha
ReinstatementMansabkiisii usoo celin
Release on BailDamiin lugu siidayn
Release on licencem

(used to be called Parole)

Sharaf ku sidayn
Release without delay no evidence found against that personSii dayn dib u-dhac lahayn
Remand,

on Imprisonment until court hearing

see commit for trial

Hayn
Remand in CustodyXabsi ku hayn
Remand on BailDamiin ku hayn
Remand for Report Hayn ilaa war-bixin
RemissionDembi-dhaaf
Removal of political asylum seekers that over-stayKa qaadis
Rent Assessment CommitteesGuddiyada Qiimeynta ijaar
Rent ManagementMaamulka ijaar
Renunciation

see expiry + withdrawal

Ka tanaasul
Re-offenceDib dembi u gelid
ReparationsSaxitaan
RepealNasakhid
Reply (to countercharge)Jawaabid
Request for AsylumMagan-galyo siyaasadeed codsasho
Residence Order, a under Children’s ActAmar Degaan
Residential AssociationUrur Degaan
Resignation LetterWarqada istiqaalo
Res Ipsa Loquitur (Rule) The facts speak for themselvesRuntu iskeed ayay usoo baxaysaa
Re-Solv (The Society for the Prevention of Solvent and Volatile Substance Abuse)Mujtamaca Ka-hortagga Si khalad ah u isticmaalidda Walaxyada Mile iyo is- bedbedelaya
Respite CareDaryeel Nafis
RespondentJawaab celiye
Restriction orderAmar xadayn leh
RetributionCiqaab
Review Core function of Crown Prosecution Service To assess evidenceDib-u baarid
Right of AbodeXaqqa Hoyga aad ku nooshahay
Rights and DutiesXuquuq iyo Waajb
RiotMudaharaad
Riot ActSharciga Mudaharaadka
Road studs (Cat’s eyes)Masaabiirta Waddada
Road taxCunshuurta Waddada
Road Traffic Accidents (tort of negligence)Shil Waddo
Road Traffic Act 1988Sharciga Socodka baabuurta ee Waddada
Robbery Theft with the use of threatDhac
Royal Court of Justice (Strand)Maxkamadda Boqortooyada ee Caddaalada
RuleXeer
Ruled (by court)La xukun geliyay
Rules of procedureXeerarka nidaamka la raaco

 

S
Safety writAmar-sharci ah ee Amniga
SAL (Standard Acknowledgement Letter) (application for asylum)
SAL1 – issued at the Port of entryWarqada Qirista ee Caadi ah
SAL2 – In-country applicationsWarqada Qirista ee Caadi ah ee laga bixiyo halka laga soo galo -Dalabka wadan dhexdiisa
SanctionCuna-qabatayn
Sanctions and Supervision SchemesHabka Cuna-qabatayn iyo Maaraynta
Sergeant (Police Force)Saajin
Savage AttackWeerar Waxshi ah
Scale / Rate of RemunerationCabbirka / Sicirka Ujro
Schedule (1) (formal list)Jadwal
Schedule (2) (Appendix to an Act)Sharci siyaadiya
Schedule (3) (list of tasks to be performed within certain times)Jadwal
Scheduled by (foreseen)Waqti u gooyay
SCODA (The Standing Conference on Drug Abuse)Shirka Joogto ah ee Daroogo Si khalad ah u isticmaalid
Scope, within theXadka
Search WarrantAmar-siin Wax lugu fatashi karo
Section 17 of Children’s ActQaybta todobo iyo tobanaad ee Sharciga Carrruurta
Section 5 of…Qaybta shanaad ee…
Section 34 Contact OrderQaybta afar iyo soddonaad Xiriir Amar
Secure Training Centre Xarun Tababarka ee Amni leh
SecuritiesAmnio
SeditionFidno
Seizure

see writ of attachment

Qabasho
Self confessedQirsan
Self-defenceIs-difaac
Self-employed

see sole trader

Iskiis-u shaqaysta
Senior OperativeQofka shaqada ugu sareeya
Sensory disabilityDareen karis la’aan
Sentence Gets criminal recordXukumid
Sentence Expiry Date (SED)Maalinta Dhammaadka Xukunka
Sentencing JudgeQaalliga Xukun bixinaya
Served on the… date on legal papersLa kaafiyay
Setting up (a service)

see establish

Aasaas
Sex Discrimination Act 1975Sharciga Kala-sooca Jinsi
Sexual AssaultWeerar Galmo la xiriira
Sexual HarassmentKadeedis Galmo la xiriira
Sexually molested / abusedLa xumeeyay dhinaca galmo
Sexual Offences Act 1956Sharciga Dembiyada Dhinaca galmo
Shelter Accommodation

see Refuge

Degaan Hooy ah
Shock ForceAwoodda Arga-gax
ShopkeepersDukaan hayeyaasha
Simple Possession Haysansho Fudud
Single articleQodob kali ah
Slander (defamatory language used against someone)Qadaf
Small ClaimDacwad yar
Small Claims CourtMaxkamadda Dacwadaha yar-yar
Small Claims TrackJidka Dacwadaha yar-yar
SniffableSanka lugu jiidan karo
Social reinsertion (reintegration into society)Bulshada dib ugu celin
Social Security Appeal TribunalMaxkamadda gaar ah ee Rafcaanka Amniga Bulsho
Social WelfareDaryeelka Bulsho
Sole Trader

see self-employed

Ganacsade gooni ah
Solicitor see BarristerQareen
Solicitor General, theQareenka Guud ah
SolicitationSharmuutaysi
Solicit, toSharmuutaysi
Solvent AddictsDadka qabatima Mile
Specialist Squads & UnitsHorinada iyo Cutubada Takhasus u leh
Squad (brigade, force)Horin
SquattersDadka dhul aaysan lahayn xaq-darro ku dagan
Stalk, toGaadid
Standard of ProofHeerka Cadaynta
Stare Decisis Abiding by judicial PrecedentsFal horay u dhacay oo caddali ah ugu dulqaadasho
Start an actionDhaqaaq bilow
Start of activityDhaq-dhaqaaq bilow
StatelessXaalad la’
StatementBayaan
Statement of ExpensesXisaabta-tafsiilan ee Kharash
Statement of MeansXisaabta-tafsiilan ee Dhaqaale
Statement of Special Educational needBayaanka baahida Gaar ah Ee waxbarasho
Statement of TruthBayaanka Runta
State of SiegeXaalad Hareerayn
State the CaseArrinka Bayaan ka bixi
Station Master

(or Station Manager)

Maamulaha Boosteejada
Station Officers civilians working at the Police StationSarkaalada Boosteejada
Statute LawSharciga Xeer-degan
Statutory maximumHeerka ugu badan si qaanuunku qabo
Statutory InstrumentQalab xeerka ku xusan
Statutory interest for late paymentRibo xeerka ku xusan oo bixin dib u dhac ah keentay
Statutory RapeKufsasho Xeerka ku xusan
Stipendiary MagistrateQaalliga dembiyada fudud ee xirfad leh
Subject of… (eg. Appeal)Mawduuca
Subject matterArrinka mawduuca
Subject matter of the claimArrinka mawduuca dalabka
Sub JudiceWali hoos yaal sharciga maxkamadda
SubsectionQayb hoose
Substance AbuseIsticmaalka khalad ah ee Walaxa
Sue To bring an action or civil law suit against a personDacwayn
Suicide PactHeshiiska is-dil
Summary OffencesDembiyo Kooban
Summary ProceedingsDhacdoyn Kooban
Summary Procedure (or Interim Measure)Nidaamka la raaco ee Kooban
Summary Trial

Trial at Magistrates Court

Maxkamad Kooban
Summing-up

The judge’s summing-up

Soo Koobis
Summoned to appearLagu amray in uu iskeeno
SummonsU yeeris
Summons at courtMaxkamad uga yeeris
Summons at court and for distraintMaxkamad uga yeeris
SuperintendentQof u xil-saaran hawl gaar ah
Supervised Suspended SentenceXukun La joojiyay oo la maaraynayao
SupervisionMaarayn
Supervision order Under 16’s working with Social WorkersMaarayn Amar
Supervision Plan (Probation Order) from Probation ServiceQorshe Maarayn
Supreme Court of JudicatureMaxkamadda Sare ee Maamulka caddaalada
Surety other person will vouch for his attendance in courtQof kalaa daamiinaya joogitaankiisa maxkamadda
Suspended SentenceXukun La joojiyey
SwindleKhayaamid
SwindlerKhaa’in Lugu
Sworn InDhaariyay
System ManagerMaamulaha Habka

 

T
Tagging

see electronic tagging

Lifaaq elektaroonig ah ku dhejis
Tax FavoursAsxaanada Cunshuur
Tax Payers Reference NumberLambarka Tixraaca ee Cunshuur Biyaha
Tax returnCunshuur soo celin
Technical ExpertKhabiir ee Farsamo
Temporary Leave to RemainFasax Fadhi Oo ku meel-gaar ah
Temporary PossessionHaysasho Muddo ah
Temporary ReleaseSii-deyn Ku meel-gaar ah
Tenant Kirayste
Term of ImprisonmentShuruudaha Xabsi
Theft Act 1968Sharciga Tuuganimo ee 1968
Theft of Public FundsTuugaynta Sunduuqa Bulsho
The issues in disputeMaawduucyada lugu murmayo
Tier Track System (County Court – UK) Habka isu dabadhac ah ee jid ah
Small Claims – -Dacwadaha yar-yar
Fast Track – -Jidka deg-deg ah
Multi Track –-Jidka arrima badan
Timely MannerDhaqan Waqtigiisa Dhaca
To advance guardianshipIlaa walinimo horusocoda
To be chargedLa eedayn doono
To be dealt with e.g. at the Crown CourtLa hagaajin doono
To be in custodyXabsi lagu haynayo
To be under arrestLa xiri doono
To be under cautionLoo digi doono
To bring an action against…Tallaabo ka qaadasho…
To challenge the juryTaxaddi xeerbeega
To cross-examine the witnessHubin hadalka markhaatiga
To discharge all duties and obligations (here means perform)Ka fasaxid waajiboynka oo dhan
To find in favour of the Plaintiff (here means to adjudicate)Xukun bixis daneeynaya Muddiciga
To go bankruptFakhriyid noqosho
To institute (legal) ProceedingsBilaabid (sharci) Dhacdoynka
Top of the range sentenceXukumid ugu sareysa
To put a claim in issueDalab mawduuc ka dhigid
To question the witnessMarkhaatiga su’aalid
Tort A civil wrong (eg. Negligence, nuisance, defamation)Khalad dawladeed
To sue for damagesWaxyeelloyn ku dacweyn
To sue for divorceFurniin ku dacweyn
To Swear a WitnessMarkhaati dhaar ka qaadid
To take an Oath, to swear

see Oath-taking

Dhaarid
Total amount of judgementQimaaha wadar ah ee go’aanka maxkamadeed
Totting up (of penalty points)Isu geynta
Tough RoutineNidaamka wax qabadka ee markaste la raaco Ee adag
Town ClerkGarraaniga Magaalada
Town CouncilGuddiga Magaalada
Town Hall

see City Council

Gole Magaalo
Trade(s) UnionUrurka Ganacsiga
Trading as (or under another name)Ganacsi ku galaya
Traffic accidentShilka socodka baabuurta
Traffic OffencesDembiyada Wadada
Traffic Police (or Motorway Police)Booliska Wadada
Traffic WardenAskariga Wadada
Treatment and Supervision Order Dependents on drugs and/or AlcoholAmar Daawayn iyo Maarayn
Trespass Infringement of people’s rights in their landGelid sharci darro ah
Trespass, aggravatedGelid sharci darro ah, aad u xumaatay
Trespassers on landDadka dhul sharci darro ku gala
Triable Either WayDhiniici loo eegaba waa la maxkamadin karaa
Trial (to try)Maxkamad
Trial by JuryMaxkamad Xeerbeeg
Trial on Indictment Hearing after someone is charged in writingMaxkamad eedayn ka dib
Trustee in BankruptcyAmmaano-hayaha marka Kicid dhacdo
Two weeks off workLaba Toddobaad shaqada ka fariisi
U
UCC – Universal Copyright ConventionDhaqanka Xuquuqda daabacaadda Ee caalami ah
Ultra Vires Beyond their powers, use power granted in excessAwoodooda Dhaafsan
Unallocated CaseArrin Aan loo qoondayn
Unanimous verdict

see majority verdict

Xukun laysku-raacay
Unconditional Bail No conditions on releaseSii-deyn Shuruud la’
Under Caution to be read their rights, you don’t have to say anything…Loo digay
Under OathLa dhariyay
Under the terms of… (or In pursuance to)Lugu xiray shuruudaha …
Under the Terms & ConditionsLugu xiray shuruudaha
Unfair DismissalShaqo ka-eryis Aan xaq-ahayn
Unfit to driveAan wadid itaalayn
Unlawful actDhaqaaq aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful act manslaughterDhaqaaq dil aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful DismissalShaqo ka-eryis Aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful entryGelid aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful KillingDil aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful supply of drugsDaroogo siin aan sharciyaysnayn
Unlawful WoundingDhaawacid Aan sharciyaysnayn
Urban property taxCunshuurta hanti maguurto ah oo magaalo
UsherSoo-dhaweyn

 

V
VAT (Value Added Tax)Cunshuurta Qiime Lugu daray
VAT Registration NumberLambarka Diiwaan galka ee Cunshuurta Qiime Lugu daray
Vehicle Registration DocumentWarqadaha Baabuurka
Verdict in favour of petitionerXukun muddici danaynaya
Vicarious LiabilityMasuuliyad Si-dadban u dareemid
Victim Liaison Officer Masuulka La xiriira Dhibbanaha
Victim’s CharterXeerka qoraal ah ee Dhibbanaha
Victim SupportTaageeridda Dhibbanaha
Video Identification

see CCTV

Qof fiidyow laga sugo
Vindicatory SanctionCuna-qabatayn Ciqaabid
Violent DisorderQalalaase Rabsho leh
Void MarriagesGuur Ansax aan ahayn
Voidable MarriagesGuur La ansax darri karo Vouchers Tigiddo

 

W
Waiting for the justice’s hammerSugaya waxa ay caddaaladu ku xukunto
Walking possessionHaysasho daroogo oo lala dariq socdo
WardenIlaaliye
Ward of Court (Children’s Act)Haynta ilmo aadan dhalin oo Maxkamad amariso
WarrantAwood siin
Warrant backed for BailDamiinasho awood daba taal
Warrant of ArrestXirid Awood siin
Warrant of DeliveryKeenis Awood siin
Warrant of Execution from County Court Judge

See Writ of fieri facias

Fulin Awood siin
Warrant of PossessionQaadasho iyo haysasho Awood siin
Warranty Guarantee or AssuranceKafaalad
Welfare Principle under Children Act 1989Xeer Daryeel
Wet / icy road conditions

see Black ice

Xaaladda wadada oo qoyan iyo baraf leh
Whiplash InjuryDhaawac Qoorta ah
White Book The Supreme Court RulesBuugga Cad
White Collar / IT crimeDembi Shaqo-xafiiseed / Kumbuyuutar
White Paper Proposed legislation

see draft law

Warqadda Cad ee xeer soo bandhigaysa
Widows PensionLacagta dawladda ee Carmalo
Wilful MisrepresentationKhalad u fasirid Kas ah
Will (Law of Succession)Dar-daaran
Withdrawal, expiry, annulment or discontinuanceLa-bixid, waqtiga-dhicista, joojin ama dhammayn
With due care and attentionOo daryeel iyo digtooni haboon leh
With intentUlajeeddo leh
Without chargeEedayn la’
Witness

see eye-witness

Markhaati
Witness against, toKu markhaati fur
Witnessed by Markhaati ka ah
Witness for, toMarkhaati u ah
Witness List amendmentBedalka Liiska Markhaatiga
Witness listedMarkhaariga liiska ku jira
Women’s AidCaawinta Dumarka
Women’s RefugeHoyga magan-galka ah ee Dumarka
Working EnvironmentBeey’o Shaqo
Wounding with intentDhaawac ulajeeddo leh
Wraps (for heroine) (street slang for packets)Duub
Writ Doc. In Queen’s name + Crown’s seal with an orderAmar-sharci ah
Writ of AttachmentAmarka sharci ah ee Xiriir
Writ of fieri facias from High Court JudgeMasuul amar sharci ah oo xukun fulin ah siin
Written proceedingsDhacdoyn qoraal ah

 

Y
YieldedIs-dhiibay
You may stand downWaad dhaadhici kartaa
Young Offender InstitutionsXarumaha Dembiile Dhallin ah

Youth Court

Maxkamadda Dhallinta

Youth Training

Tababarka Dhallinta

Youths, Youngsters

Dhallinta, Dhallin-yarta

 

Annex 1
Police Structure ChartBayaanka qoraal ah ee Qaabka Booliska
Metropolitan Police (in London)Booliska Magaalad (London dhexdeed)
CommissionerHooggaamiye Boolis (kan ugu sareeya)
Deputy CommissionerHoggaamiye ku xigeenka Boolis
Assistant CommissionerHoggaamiye caawiyaha Booliska
Deputy Assistant CommissionerHoggaamiye caawiyaha ku xigeenka

Boolis

CommanderHoggaamiye
Chief SuperintendentHoggaamiyaha u xilsaaran hawl gaar ah
SuperintendentQof u xil-saaran hawl gaar ah
Chief InspectorHoggaamiye Kormeere
InspectorKormeere
SergeantSaajin
ConstableBoolis
Police Structure ChartBayaanka qoraal ah ee Qaabka Booliska
Police Stations (ex. Sussex Police) (police officers in uniform)Xeraha Booliska (sida. Booliska Sussex) (Askarta booliska ee yuunifoom gashan)
Chief ConstableHooggaamiye Boolis
Assistant Chief Constable (several)Hooggaamiye caawiyaha Booliska
SuperintendentQof u xil-saaran hawl gaar ah
Chief InspectorHoggaamiye
Kormeere InspectorKormeere Sergeant Saajin
ConstableBoolis
CID Structure ChartBayaanka Qoraal ah ee Qaabka Qaybta Baarista Dembiile
(CID – Criminal Investigation Department) (Plain Clothes officers investigating crime related matters)(Qaybta Baarista Dembiile) (Askarta Dhar-cad ee Baaraysa arrimaha dembi la xiriira)
Detective Chief SuperintendentHooggaamiye u xil-saaran Dambi- baarista
Detective Superintendent Qof u xil-saaran Dambi-baarista
Detective Chief InspectorKor-meeraha Hoggamiye ee Dembi- baare ah
Detective InspectorKormeere Dambi-baare ah
Detective SergeantSajiinka Dambi-baare ah
Detective ConstableBooliska Dambi-baare ah