placitum


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placitum

(ˈplæsɪtəm)
n
1. (Law) law a plea made in court on behalf of a person or group
2. (Law) law Austral and US a legal decision made by a judge or court
3. (Historical Terms) legal history obsolete a court or a legal proceeding in a court or assembly during the Middle Ages
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23) Quos si deviantes a rectitudinis tramite usquequaque reppereritis et convicti fuerint inclinati, ad viam converti rectitudinis, ut bonum atque placitum in oculis vestris paruerit, cure principe provinciae disponite secundum sacrorum canonum sancita.
Traditionally, the major power available to the Australian government was section 51, placitum xxxv, of the Constitution.
Since Cornelia was already eleven years old, she was likely to be past twelve years old by the time the court made the final decision, at which point, she could already have been married "ad placitum della Madre," and so the question of her guardianship would be rendered moot.
Placitum (vi) of section 51 of the Constitution grants Federal Parliament exclusive powers, namely, the "[p]ower to make laws for the peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth with respect to the Naval and military defense of the Commonwealth and of the several States, and the control of the forces to execute and maintain the laws of the Commonwealth.