In the UK and the territories formerly ruled or administered by the UK, magistrates are addressed as “Your Worship”. It may also be used in addressing or referring to a high-ranking person, such as a mayor.


Different categories of judicial officials may be addressed differently. For example, Canadian judges are addressed depending on the province, as "My Lord", "My Lady", "Your Honour" or "Justice". In the United States, a judge is addressed as "Your Honor".
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