applicable law

applicable law

A term of art referring to the body of statutory law that a court uses to guide decisions in a particular type of case or for a particular group of parties.
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Sulaymaniyah / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Negotiator for the Movement for Change confirmed on Saturday that Massoud Barzani is not a president of the Kurdish region by applicable law.
Under applicable law, any attackers using weapons in the name of religion would also be liable to punishment.
She compares problems in the applicable law to copyright infringements in the EU and the US, and investigates whether and how these problems are solved in current American Law Institute (ALI) Principles and the Draft Proposal of the European Max Planck Group for Conflict of Laws and Intellectual Property (CLIP).
The agreement of the spouses upon the applicable law shall be valid if it is in compliance with the requirements of the law of the chosen state, or the law of the state in which the agreement is made.
The issue of inter vivos gifts in case of the death of the testator remains the main stumbling block of the regulation on the competency, the applicable law and the recognition and execution of the authentic acts in terms of succession.
The law is clear in most states that under the appropriate circumstances a hospital and/or physician can order a temporary involuntary hold on a mental patient as well as any other patient who may present a threat of imminent harm to himself or others, assuming all of the requirements of the applicable law are met.
This purchase is over and above purchases under 3M's public tender offer to acquire Winterthur AG, and will be to the extent permissible under applicable law or regulation.
Only in its written submissions for the hearing below did Appellant expressly contend that the applicable law of the Compromise Agreement was Jewish law.
35(c)(2)--Relate law to facts: * Opinions must relate applicable law (including potentially applicable
10) For purposes of this action, these commitments and conditions are deemed to be conditions imposed by the Board in writing in connection with its findings and decision and, as such, may be enforced in proceedings under applicable law.
tips on potential violations of Sarbanes-Oxley, PCAOB rules, or other applicable law by a registered public accounting firm or its associated persons
Under the applicable law, the contractor is fully exposed and legally responsible for any wage under-payments regardless of the owner's failure to provide the correct information.