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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The court also unanimously held and declared that Section 7-A of the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation) Ordinance, 1984, as amended by the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation) (Amendment) Act, 2017 is intra vires the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 and does not violate Articles 18, 23, 24 or 25-A thereof.
'The provisions of Section 6 of the Sindh Private Educational Institutions Ordinance, 2001 and Rule 7 of the Sindh Private Educational Institutions Rules, 2005 do not suffer from any constitutional defect or legal infirmity and these provisions are intra vires to the Constitution and law,' it added.
The IRA 2012 has been validly enacted by the Parliament and is intra vires the Constitution,' the top court held.
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.