implied powers

The powers necessary to effectuate the powers expressly conferred. Re Munger, 168 Iowa 372, 150 NW 447 (powers of executor or administrator). Sometimes in loose usage referred to as inherent powers. Re Berman, 245 NC 612, 97 SE2d 232. The powers of a public officer which, although incidental and collateral, are germane to, or serve to promote or benefit, the accomplishment of the principal purposes of the office. Moore v Nation, 80 Kan 672, 103 P 107. Federal powers under an implied grant in the United States Constitution. 16 Am J2d Const L § 199. The powers of a corporation to effectuate the powers expressly granted and to accomplish the purposes for which the corporation was formed, except as the particular act is prohibited by law or by the charter. 19 Am J2d Corp § 953. The implied powers which a corporation has in order to carry into effect those expressly granted and to accomplish the purposes of the creation of the corporation are not limited to such as are indispensable for these purposes, but comprise all that are necessary, in the sense of appropriate and suitable, including the right of reasonable choice of means to be employed. 19 Am J2d Corp § 953. See implied authority.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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