laws of the country
- In the broader sense of the term, the laws of the United States and the state and local laws. As the expression is used in a treaty providing that if any citizen of either country shall die in the territory of the other, the consul of the nation to which he belonged shall have the right to administer the decedent's estate, conformably with the "laws of the country," so far as the United States is concerned, the phrase means the local laws of administration and procedure of the respective states of the Union. If the right asserted is necessarily contrary to those laws, it cannot be said to conform to them. Estate of Ghio, 157 Cal 552, 108 P 516.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
Look at other dictionaries:
Laws of the Game — The Laws of the Game are the rules governing a game of association football. They are written and maintained by the International Football Association Board (IFAB).Current Laws of the GameThe current Laws of the Game (LOTG) consist of 17… … Wikipedia
The Country Code — The Country Code, The Countryside Code and The Scottish Outdoor Access Code are sets of rules for visitors to rural, and especially agricultural, regions of the United Kingdom. The Country Code dates back to the 1930s; the Countryside Code… … Wikipedia
Laws of the 13th Congress of the Philippines — The following is an incomplete list of laws passed by the 13th Congress of the Philippines:* [http://www.senate.gov.ph/republic acts/RA%209333.pdf Republic Act No. 9333] mdash; Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Elections Resetting *… … Wikipedia
Homosexuality laws of the world — s.Same sex relationships legalSame sex relationships illegallegend|#a9a9a9|No info on penalty] The countries of the world have a wide variety of laws relating to sexual relations between people of the same sex everything from full legal… … Wikipedia
Gun laws in the United States (by state) — U.S. Firearms Legal Topics Assault weapons ban ATF Bureau Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act Concealed carry in the U.S. Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban … Wikipedia
Child labor laws in the United States — include numerous statutes and rules regulating the employment of minors. According to the United States Department of Labor, child labor laws affect those under the age of 18 in a variety of occupations.[further explanation needed] Contents … Wikipedia
Child pornography laws in the Netherlands — are among the measures in that country against commercial sexual exploitation of children. Contents 1 1984 police raids 2 2002 legislation 3 Significant rise in illegal websites … Wikipedia
Child pornography laws in the Philippines — have recently begun to react to the growing commercial sexual exploitation of children in that country. Contents 1 UNICEF Manila study 2 Social factors 3 Convention on the Rights of the Child … Wikipedia
Child pornography laws in the United Kingdom — Child pornography in the United Kingdom is covered by the Protection of Children Act 1978, which makes it illegal to take, make, distribute, show or possess an indecent photograph or pseudo photograph of someone under the age of 18. In the… … Wikipedia
The Religion of Russia — The Religion of Russia † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Religion of Russia A. The Origin of Russian Christianity There are two theories in regard to the early Christianity of Russia; according to one of them, Russia was Catholic from … Catholic encyclopedia