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Source Of Law

source of law

: something (as a constitution, treaty, custom, or statute) that provides the authority for judicial decisions and for legislation
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: a labor contract as the source of authority for an arbitrator's decision



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