ultra vires


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ultra vires

(ˈvaɪriːz)
adv, adj
(Law) (predicative) law beyond the legal power or authority of a person, corporation, agent, etc
[Latin, literally: beyond strength]
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Adj.1.ultra vires - beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc; "an ultra vires contract"
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"
intra vires - within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc
Adv.1.ultra vires - beyond the scope or in excess of legal power or authority
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Soon, a bench of the Sindh High Court, in a landmark judgement in 2011, rendered five amendments in the labour laws brought about through the Finance Act 2007, ultra vires, stating that there was no connection between them and Article 73 (2) of the Constitution, dealing with money matters.
A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Munib Akhtar, ruled: 'The manner in which any increase in school fees is to be treated, in terms of Rule 7 (3), is ultra vires Article 18 of the Constitution.
KARACHI -- A division bench of high court of Sindh comprising Justice Munib Akhter and Arshad Hussain Khan declared the Rule 7(3) of Sindh Private Educational Institutions Ordinance-2001 (SPEIO) as ultra vires to the Article 18 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
In its final order dated March 5, 2018, the Sind High Court division bench headed by Justice Munib Akhtar declared that, while the government has the power to regulate schools, Rule 7 (3), which deals with the increase in school fees, was ultra vires Article 18 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
He stated that after the 18th Amendment in the Constitution, policies and decisions relating to arms and arms licenses could only be made by the provinces, therefore, the issuing of notification with the approval of Ministry of Interior was ultra vires of the Constitution and the law.
Moreover, the court accepted the plea of Zong 4G and held that actions, orders and directives issued by the federal government or the PTA are inconsistent with the provisions of section 54(3) of Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-organization) Act, 1996 and are declared as illegal, ultra vires and without lawful authority and jurisdiction.
Section 18(3) of the Customs Act 1969 as to the extent as amended by the Finance Act 2017 is declared to be ultra vires the Constitution and of no legal effect," read the SHC judgment.
The internal crisis rocking the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may not have abated as the party said on Thursday that its attention has been called to what it termed the 'clandestine attempt by some moles and agent provocateurs' within the fold to hastily inaugurate some committees, describing such move as ultra vires and in bad faith.
Whilst the procurement board faulted CBK 15 per cent preference margin in favour of the successful bidder during the nullification, the latter argued that the decision in its entirety was irrational, ultra vires and illegal.
Insertion of Section 30-B by the Amending Act is contrary to the object and purpose of the Principal Act, as also ultra vires the Constitution of India, as such, we strike it down,"ruled a division bench of acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan.
The Supreme Court is cleared that the filing of the bill of exception through email is ultra vires because the law does not allow the electronic filing of court orders, or notices, or other official court documents.
38, series of 2017, was ultra vires, or issued beyond her legal power.