Belonging to the office of a judge; as judicial authority. Relating to or connected with the administration of justice; as a judicial officer. Having the character of judgment or formal legal procedure; as a judicial act Proceeding from a court of justice; as a judicial writ a judicial determination. Judicial action. Action of a court upon a cause, by hearing it, and determining what shall be adjudged or decreed between the parties, and with which is the right of the case. Rhode Island v. Massachusetts, 12 Pet 718, 9 L. Ed. 1233; Kerosene Lamp Heater Co. v. Monitor Oil Stove Co., 41 Ohio St. 293. Judicial acts. Acts requiring the exercise of some judicial discretion, as distinguished from ministerial acts, which require none. Ex parte Kellogg, 6 Vt 510; Mills v. Brooklyn. 32 N. Y. 497; Reclamation Dist v. Hamilton, 112 Cal. 603, 44 Pac. 1074; Perry v. Tynen, 22 Barb. (N. T.) 140. Judicial admissions. Admissions made voluntarily by a party which appear of record in the proceedings of the court. Judicial authority. The power and authority appertaining to the office of a judge; jurisdiction; the official right to hear and determine questions ia controversy. Judicial business. Such as involves the exercise of judicial power, or the application of the mind and authority of a court to some contested matter, or the conduct of judicial proceedings, as distinguished from such ministerial and other acts, incident to the progress of a cause, as may be performed by the parties, counsel, or officers of the court without application to the court or judge. See Heisen v. Smith, 138 Cal. 216. 71 Pac 180, 94 Am. St. Rep. 39; Merchants’ Nat. Bank v. Jaffray, 36 Neb. 218, 54 N. W. 258, 19 L. R. A. 316; State v. California Min. Co., 13 Nev. 214. Judicial committee of the privy council. In English law. A tribunal composed of members of the privy council, being judges or retired judges, which acts as the king’s adviser in matters of law referred to it, and exercises a certain appellate jurisdiction, chiefly in ecclesiastical causes, though its power in this respect was curtailed by the judicature act of 1873. Judicial confession. In the law of evidence. A confession of guilt, made by a prisoner before a magistrate, or in court, in the due course of legal proceedings. 1 Greenl. Ev.