question of law


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Noun1.question of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidequestion of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
question, head - the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
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 Report thus became, both as to the matter concerned and for the minister himself, the same as a report to the Chamber of Deputies on a question of laws,--namely, a disquisition in which the reasons for and against are stated with more or less partiality.
She went on to say, that district courts are beginning to provide guidance on the nuanced issues these lawsuits raise, with a number of recent decisions treating FCRA willfulness as a question of law in class actions against employers.
We are pleased and grateful that the Illinois Supreme Court is willing to hear this case because this question of law has never been decided before.
9 Ivanishvili said this is the question of law, adding that the prosecution didn't violate any laws with regard to the Ministry of Defense.
We further announce, as we have indicated before, the appeal on conviction is based on a question of law," NPA spokesman Nathi Ncube told PowerFM radio.
Furthermore, the Court has advisory jurisdiction in giving opinion to the Government on a question of law.
Lemire, who is expected to preside over the hearing, to report the following question of law to the Appeals Court:
C)onsidering the important question of law involved which needs to be reflected in the light of social, legal, medical and constitutional perspective, it becomes extremely important to have a clear enunciation of law.
The bench said: " In view of the inconsistent opinions rendered in Shanbaug case and also considering the important question of law involved which needs to be reflected in the light of social, legal, medical and constitutional perspective, it becomes extremely important to have a clear enunciation of law.
A bench headed by Justice A K Patnaik, however, said that in cases involving a substantial question of law, the CIC shall endeavour to refer the matter to any of the CIC who have got some knowledge of the law.
Orakzai said his petition about an inquiry conducted into the conduct of ex-Ambassador Hussain Haqqani in the Aiwan-e-Saddar had no common question of law with petitions filed by Mian Nawaz Sharif and Party men.
Whether the subsidy received from the state government is a revenue receipt or capital receipt is a debatable question of law because two views are possible.