Legal Authority

Legal Authority

 

the ability of a participant in a legal relation to take certain actions or demand certain actions of another participant in this legal relation; this capability is provided for in the law. Legal authority is guaranteed by the state; if some person fails to perform obligations, a party with legal authority may appeal to a court, arbitration tribunal, or other state agency for protection of his right.

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Marner's ideas of legal authority were confused, but he felt that he must go and proclaim his loss; and the great people in the village--the clergyman, the constable, and Squire Cass--would make Jem Rodney, or somebody else, deliver up the stolen money.
The perplexity into which I had plunged this high legal authority was so overwhelming that he was quite unable to conceal it from notice.
It stresses the practice of environmental law and teaches students skills associated with experiential learning, such as the integration of multiple sources of legal authority, problem-solving, fact-based advocacy, tactical judgment, and negotiation.
Islamabad -- There is no legal authority of handing over resignations by Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Members of the National and Provincial Assemblies to head of shrine Sial Sharif.
Encompassing literature, legal history, and politics, Jessica Dyson's Staging Authority in Caroline England: Prerogative, Law and Order in Drama, 1625-1642 analyzes plays by Phillip Massinger, Richard Brome, Ben Jonson, James Shirley, and John Ford in the context of English legal debates about sovereign prerogative and legitimate legal authority in the two decades leading up to the Civil War.
He also raised the issue of independence of the committee which works only with the legal authority, saying that its works " are carried out in absolute secrecy, away from defamation and slander and without harming the interest of individuals.
Ministers of the Law: A Natural-Law Theory of Legal Authority
Ministers of the law; a natural law theory of legal authority.
During oral arguments before a three-judge panel on April 17, we argued that the FCC lacked the legal authority to regulate exclusive access agreements, and that actual conditions in the apartment industry video market did not justify the regulation.
A new book authored by Grant Keppel, CPA, national director of Cost Segregation Partners, Real Estate Cost Segregation: A Practitioners Guide puts cost segregation in its larger depreciation context and discusses the legal authority that support cost segregation.
Ahmad, has called on Muslims to make the Koran the highest legal authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion.
No legal authority barred the execution of a written agreement to extend the assessment period during the 90-day extension provided under Sec.

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