maximum amount


maximum amount
A constitutional or statutory provision which deprives a court of jurisdiction where the amount or value in controversy exceeds a stated amount. 20 Am J2d Cts § 154. A statutory limitation of a penalty. 36 Am J2d Forf & P § 64. A limit on the amount to be allowed by way of workmen's compensation. 58 Am J1st Workm Comp § 320. A prescribed limit on the amount of damages recoverable under a wrongful death statute. 22 Am J2d Dth § 117. A stipulation in an airplane ticket limiting the amount of the recovery for the passenger's death to a specified amount. Conklin v Canadian-Colonial Airways, 266 NY 244, 194 NE 692. A limitation placed by statute upon the amount of damages recoverable for infringement of a copyright. 18 Am J2d Copyr § 137.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • maximum amount — index cap Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Maximum life span — is a measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a population has been observed to survive between birth and death. Most living species have at least one upper limit on the number of times cells can divide. For humans, this is… …   Wikipedia

  • Maximum tolerable period of disruption — (MTPOD) is the maximum amount of time that an enterprise s key products or services can be unavailable or undeliverable after an event that causes disruption to operations, before its stakeholders perceive unacceptable consequences. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • maximum — [[t]mæ̱ksɪməm[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: ADJ n You use maximum to describe an amount which is the largest that is possible, allowed, or required. Under planning law the maximum height for a fence or hedge is 2 metres... China headed the table with maximum… …   English dictionary

  • maximum — ▪ I. maximum max‧i‧mum 1 [ˈmæksməm] adjective [only before a noun] the maximum amount, quantity etc is the largest that is possible or allowed: • The maximum cost of the plan would be $9.7 million. • The maximum rate of income tax was cut to 35… …   Financial and business terms

  • Maximum flow problem — An example of a flow network with a maximum flow. The source is s, and the sink t. The numbers denote flow and capacity. In optimization theory, the maximum flow problem is to find a feasible flow through a single source, single sink flow network …   Wikipedia

  • maximum — max|i|mum1 W3S2 [ˈmæksıməm] adj [only before noun] the maximum amount, quantity, speed etc is the largest that is possible or allowed ≠ ↑minimum ▪ The car has a maximum speed of 120 mph. ▪ They made maximum use of the resources available. ▪ To… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • maximum*/*/ — [ˈmæksɪməm] adj I the largest in amount, size, or number that is allowed or possible Ant: minimum The maximum amount of cash you can withdraw is £500.[/ex] II noun [C] maximum */[ˈmæksɪməm] the largest number, amount, or degree that is allowed or …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Maximum Loan Amount — Describes the maximum amount that a borrower can borrow. The maximum loan amount is based on a combination of different factors involving the specific loan program, the value of the property that secures the loan and the borrower s qualifying… …   Investment dictionary

  • amount — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, copious amounts, enormous, huge, immense, incredible, large, massive, significant, substantial …   Collocations dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.