intra vires

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Adj.1.intra vires - within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc
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"
ultra vires - beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc; "an ultra vires contract"
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Meanwhile, respondents, the government, strongly contest this claim, submitting that the amendment is intra vires and does not violate any constitutional provision or principle, including the law laid down in Mustafa Impex.
Yet, hailed by many peace diplomats as a model of preventive diplomacy and a viable blueprint for the future, the only intra vires, pragmatic and lasting peace solution of Palestinian-Israeli dispute rests with two state solution envisaging East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine ;whereas West Jerusalem as capital of Israel.
The primary question to be asked is whether a particular person or body with delegated law making or adjudicatory powers had acted intra vires or ultra vires, and whether the decision making process entailed the application of natural justice.