declaratory


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de·clar·a·to·ry

 (dĭ-klâr′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Declarative.
2. Relating to a judgment from a court establishing the legal rights and duties of the parties where the law is not settled.

declaratory

(dɪˈklærətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. (Rhetoric) another word for declarative
2. (Law) law
a. (of a statute) stating the existing law on a particular subject; explanatory
b. (of a decree or judgment) stating the rights of the parties without specifying the action to be taken
deˈclaratorily adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.declaratory - relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
interrogatory, interrogative - relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
Translations

declaratory

[dɪˈklærətərɪ] adj (Law) declaratory judgementdeclamatorio/a
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They are only declaratory of a truth which would have resulted by necessary and unavoidable implication from the very act of constituting a federal government, and vesting it with certain specified powers.
I answer, first, that this question arises as well and as fully upon the simple grant of those powers as upon the declaratory clause; and I answer, in the second place, that the national government, like every other, must judge, in the first instance, of the proper exercise of its powers, and its constituents in the last.
A fourth concurs in the absolute necessity of a bill of rights, but contends that it ought to be declaratory, not of the personal rights of individuals, but of the rights reserved to the States in their political capacity.
Miss Wisk's mission, my guardian said, was to show the world that woman's mission was man's mission and that the only genuine mission of both man and woman was to be always moving declaratory resolutions about things in general at public meetings.
Dismissed was the petition for declaratory relief filed by Dean Arturo De Castro against the leaders of Congress and the Office of the President.
Te said the 15-man High Tribunal was unanimous in dismissing the petition for declaratory relief filed by Arturo de Castro, a professor of Law and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education lecturer, dean of the College of Criminology and associate law dean and bar review director of the University of Manila.
Theodore Te said the SC unanimously voted to dismiss the petition for declaratory relief filed by Arturo de Castro, a professor of Law and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) lecturer, dean of the College of Criminology and associate law dean and bar review director of the University of Manila.
Box 1688, Fayetleville, Arkansas 72702-1688, have filed a Petition for Declaratory Judgment to Declare Manulactured Home Abandoned and for Issuance of a New Certificate of Title herein against you alleging that a manulactured home that you previously resided in and owned and have since abandoned remains abandoned on the premises owned by the petition, and seeks to have the Court declare and order the Arkansas Department ot Finance and Administration to issue a new Certificate of Title to the manufactured home created in the name of the petitioners.
Wintergreen Advisers, LLC has brought an action for declaratory judgment and injunctive relief against Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co.
Defence and security company Saab received on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the declaratory judgement from the Arbitration Panel regarding the interpretation and application of agreements on patents between Saab Transponder Tech and the company GP&C (Hakan Lans).
1) for the proposition that the federal Declaratory Judgment Act, (2) which Congress enacted in 1934, is "procedural only" and does not enlarge the scope of federal jurisdiction.
Comptroller, (3) the more frequent issuance of declaratory rulings to taxpayers requesting guidance regarding Maryland's tax laws, and (4) the publication of all Maryland Tax Court decisions.