Legal Definition and Related Resources of Picketing

Meaning of Picketing

The posting of persons in the vicinity of a place of work during a trade dispute in order to interfere with those wishing to work. The Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act, 1875, made picketing an offence ; but the Trades Dispute Act, 1906, s. 2, provided that it should be lawful for one or more persons to attend at a place of work or residence merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working

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Picketing in Historical Law

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Picketing in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of picketing.


Legal English Vocabulary: Picketing in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term picketing into Spanish: piquetes de huelga (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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See Also

  • Trade Unionism
  • Trade Union
  • Chartism
  • Trade Union Legislation
  • Labor Dispute



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