special law

See private act; special legislation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Special law — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • special law — n 1: local law (1a) 2: a law that applies to a particular place or esp. to a particular member or members of a class of persons or things in the same situation but not to the entire class and that is unconstitutional if the classification made is …   Law dictionary

  • Special law — A special law or qualified majority law is a type of legislation in Belgium which requires a qualified majority in both chambers of the bicameral Belgian Federal Parliament to be adopted, amended or repealed. The Belgian Constitution determines… …   Wikipedia

  • special law — One relating to particular persons or things; one made for individual cases or for particular places or districts; one operating upon a selected class, rather than upon the public generally. A private law. A law is special when it is different… …   Black's law dictionary

  • special law — noun 1. : private law 2. : a local law applicable to a particular territory in a state or to a particular political subdivision thereof 3. : a law unconstitutional because applying without justifiable reason to a particular member or members of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Special law to redeem pro-Japanese collaborators' property — Infobox Korean name hangul=친일반민족행위자 재산의 국가귀속에 관한 특별법 hanja=親日反民族行為者 財產의 國家歸屬에 關한 特別法 rr=Chinil Banminjok Haengwija Jaesan ui Gukga Gwisog e Gwanhan TeukbyeolbeopThe special law to redeem pro Japanese collaborators property is a special South… …   Wikipedia

  • Special — Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Special administration — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Special agency — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Special bail — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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