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In Pari Materia

in pari materia adv

[Late Latin, in a like matter]
: on the same subject or matter
: in a similar case NOTE: It is a doctrine in statutory construction that statutes that are in pari materia must be construed together.


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.