legal power


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Noun1.legal power - (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the lawlegal power - (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district"
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The old man's illness had not lasted many days when he took formal possession of the premises and all upon them, in virtue of certain legal powers to that effect, which few understood and none presumed to call in question.
To be sure, there might have been a purpose in his questions; for though he was thus sequestered, and like the other landed gentlemen of Scotland, stripped by the late Act of Parliament of legal powers, he still exercised a patriarchal justice in his clan.
Rather Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council, upper house of the AJK Parliament, enjoys the constitutional and legal power to impose, withdraw or make any amendment in imposition of the taxes," the petitioners added.
PREMIER League bosses have won the legal power to stop fans seeing matches on the internet without paying.
The legal power of the WHO FCTC has enabled rapid adoption of further instruments to promote its implementation, thus, enhancing the international instrumentarium for health, and it has also prompted stronger role for national legislation on health.
of objectives in a preamble endowed with maximal legal power could, for
BoE has reportedly said that it wants legal power to cap the ratios which are used for mortgage applicant approvals.
The move comes as the German state's legal power to ban the book expires in 2015.
A review of payments to former chief constable Grahame Maxwell, inset, a former Cleveland Police chief superintendent, and his deputy Adam Briggs found that PS99,866, given to them in good faith over a sixyear period "did not appear with hindsight to have been within the legal power of the police authority.
The seminar discussed several themes and explained the provisions of CEDAW agreement and its legal power before Bahraini courts and considered national regulations commensurate with CEDAW, egalitarianism, non-discrimination, judicial power, the Labour Law for the Private Sector and the Family Law (Part 1).
Secondly, what is the legal power that allows one group of individuals to impose requirements on other disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals?
The angry Ibrox chief executive claimed the commission have no legal power over his club as he confirmed Turn to Page 46