Status (law)

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Legal status is the position held by something or someone with regard to law.[1][2][3] It is a set of rights, obligations, powers or restrictions that a person or thing has which are encompassed in or declared by legislation.

Footnotes

  1. ^ Inc., US Legal,. "Legal Status Law and Legal Definition | USLegal, Inc". definitions.uslegal.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26. 
  2. ^ "What is STATUS? definition of STATUS (Black's Law Dictionary)". thelawdictionary.org. Retrieved 2017-02-27. 
  3. ^ "legal status - Dictionary Definition". Vocabulary.com. Retrieved 2017-02-27. 
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