right of action

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Noun1.right of action - the legal right to sue
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
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They confer no right of action, independent of the sovereign will.
'16 - Subject to the provisions of subsection (2) and (3) of this section, no action will be brought by a State authority to recover any land after the expiration of twenty (20) years from the date on which the right of action accrued to the State authority, or if it first accrued to some person through whom the State authority claims, to that person,
By contrast, privacy-related statutes that do not provide a private right of action, but rather delegate enforcement authority to agencies, "often lead to far stronger outcomes that better balance penalties, deterrence better balance penalties, deterrence, innovation, and consumer protection," according to the business lobby's report.
82.50 nor the Town's ordinances create a private right of action. The circuit court also determined that DSG's claim that the Town failed to meet its obligation under the condemnation petition was barred pursuant to the doctrine of claim preclusion.
bring a federal right of action for damages for the violation of a
And there is no private right of action under COPPA.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 would establish a federal civil right of action for businesses to protect trade secrets in U.S.
The right to sue in ATS cases is thus best understood as an implied right of action created by federal common law.
All the federal courts agree that HAMP does not create a private right of action under federal law, and no claim can be made for violations of HAMP.
Moreover, the Waldorf defendants argue that, notwithstanding the foregoing, there is no private right of action that permits the plaintiff to maintain the current action.
The inability to use the material right of action means losing the possibility to use the coercive force of the state which ultimately means the loss of real opportunities to exploit subjective civil rights.