juristic act


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juristic act

n
1. (Law) a proceeding designed to have a legal effect
2. (Law) an act by an individual aimed at altering, terminating, or otherwise affecting a legal right
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A juristic act by a juvenile requires the agreement of his or her legal representative, in principle.
1) Juristic acts are dependent on the expression of the will of the parties and therefore only those who possess a reasonable understanding and judgment have the capacity to act.
As a result, the Japanese military's juristic acts in the occupied areas of China remained unclear.