class legislation


class legislation
class legislation noun
Legislation in the interests of a class
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Main Entry:class

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • class legislation — All legislation involves classification. Prohibited class legislation, which is what the term implies, is nothing more than the other side of the shield of the guaranty of equal protection of the laws; it is legislation which discriminates… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • class legislation — Legislation limited in operation to certain persons or classes of persons, natural or artificial, or to certain districts of territory or state. Legislation operating upon portion of particular class of persons or things. The term is applied to… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • class — n: a group of persons or things having characteristics in common: as a: a group of persons who have some common relationship to a person making a will and are designated to receive a gift under the will but whose identities will not be determined …   Law dictionary

  • legislation — The act of giving or enacting laws; the power to make laws; the act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the making of laws via legislation, in contrast to court made laws. Formulation of rule for the future. Laws enacted by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • legislation — The act of giving or enacting laws; the power to make laws; the act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the making of laws via legislation, in contrast to court made laws. Formulation of rule for the future. Laws enacted by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 — Full title An Act to amend the procedures that apply to consideration of interstate class actions to assure fairer outcomes for class members and defendants, and for other purposes. Enacted by the 109th United States Congress …   Wikipedia

  • Legislation — (or statutory law ) is law which has been promulgated (or enacted ) by a legislature or other governing body. The term may refer to a single law, or the collective body of enacted law, while statute is also used to refer to a single law. Before… …   Wikipedia

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