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ultra vires

Law beyond the legal power or authority of a person, corporation, agent, etc.
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775(I)/2011 as ultra virus to the Sales Tax Act, 1990.
In the petition, Haider prayed before the court to declare extension of Mrs Ashraf as Additional Judge High Court of Sindh and later transfer to Federal Shariat Court unsustainable, ultra virus and void ab initio.
Kindly issue a writ, order or direction declaring that the impugned notification is ultra virus of section 239 AA ( 4) of the constitution which details the powers of the Governor and that he does not have jurisdiction over matters connected with services of bureaucrats to be appointed", Anand's petition said.