The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.
safe harbor n
: something (as a statutory or regulatory provision) that provides protection (as from a penalty or liability) [had no safe harbor from prosecution]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.