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matter of law

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(Law) law an issue requiring the court's interpretation of the law or relevant principles of the law. Compare matter of fact
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Noun1.matter of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidematter 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 judges ruled that the Court of Appeal erred in law when they determined the matter without a proper notice of motion and also delving into matters of law.
The meeting was held to discuss the matters of law and order after the deadly Peshawar blast incident which claimed the life of Awami National Party's (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour .
Matters of law and order, ongoing development projects and trade activities were discussed in the meeting.