act of law

"金山词霸2003法学大词典":
法律行为

English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • act of law — The operation of fixed legal rules upon given facts or occurrences, producing consequences independent of the design or will of the parties concerned; as distinguished from act of parties. Also an act performed by judicial authority which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • act of law — Anything which proceeds by operation of law or under judicial authority …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • act of law — a change of a person s legal rights, obligations, or liabilities (as in the acquisition of a right or exemption from a liability) arising from the legal effect of some event such as bankruptcy …   Useful english dictionary

  • act — 1 n 1 a: something done by a person in accordance with his or her free will a tortious act see also actus reus b: the failure to do something that one has a legal duty to do – called also negative act; 2 a …   Law dictionary

  • Law of Property Act receiver — (LPA receiver) England, Wales A person (not necessarily an insolvency practitioner) appointed under the Law of Property Act 1925 by a lender holding a fixed charge over property to enforce the lender s security. An LPA receiver has the powers and …   Law dictionary

  • law of admiralty — See: maritime law Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009. law of admiralty …   Law dictionary

  • act of God — often cap A: an extraordinary natural event (as a flood or earthquake) that cannot be reasonably foreseen or prevented compare force majeure, inevitable accident, unavoidable accident ◇ It is a defense against liability for injury if the injury… …   Law dictionary

  • law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …   Law dictionary

  • Act of Parliament — in the constitutional law of the UK, a Bill that has passed through all its stages and received the royal assent, thus becoming statute and law. Bills are introduced in Parliament either by a government minister or an unofficial (or private)… …   Law dictionary

  • act illegally — I verb be derelict, be illegal, be perfidious, be recalcitrant, break the law, commit a crime, disobey the law, not comply, refuse to obey, repudiate, resist, transgress, traverse, trespass, violate, violate the law II index disobey, violate… …   Law dictionary

  • act of state doctrine — act of state doctrine: a court made doctrine barring U.S. courts from judging the validity of an official act of a foreign country committed within its own borders Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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