remedial statute


remedial statute
noun correction, corrective measure, cure, legislative cure, legislative redress, rectification, relief, remedial measure, remedy associated concepts: remedial act, remedial action, remedial cases, remedial legislation, remedial right, remedial statute, remedial writ

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


remedial statute
A law enacted for the purpose of correcting a defect in a prior law, or in order to provide a remedy where none previously existed.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


remedial statute
A law enacted for the purpose of correcting a defect in a prior law, or in order to provide a remedy where none previously existed.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • remedial statute — A statute to be construed liberally as one intended to reform or extend existing rights or to correct defects and eliminate mischief in a pre existing statute. 50 Am J1st Stat §§ 14, 15. A statute pertaining to matters of practice and procedure… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • remedial — re·me·di·al /ri mē dē əl/ adj 1 a: intended as or providing a remedy b: concerned with the correction, removal, or abatement of an evil, defect, or disease remedial treatment of an inmate to improve behavior a workers compensation claimant who… …   Law dictionary

  • statute — stat·ute / sta chüt/ n [Latin statutum law, regulation, from neuter of statutus, past participle of statuere to set up, station, from status position, state] 1: a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government see also code, statutory law …   Law dictionary

  • remedial measure — index remedial statute, remedy (legal means of redress), remedy (that which corrects) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • statute — A formal written enactment of a legislative body, whether federal, state, city, or county. An act of the legislature declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a particular law enacted and established by the will of the legislative… …   Black's law dictionary

  • remedial act — Same as remedial statute …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • remedial legislation — See remedial statute …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • remedial laws — or statutes Legislation providing means or method whereby causes of action may be effectuated, wrongs redressed and relief obtained is remedial . Schmitt v. Jenkins Truck Lines, Inc., 260 Iowa 556, 149 N.W.2d 789, 792. Statutes which afford a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • remedial statutes — remedial laws or statutes Legislation providing means or method whereby causes of action may be effectuated, wrongs redressed and relief obtained is remedial . Schmitt v. Jenkins Truck Lines, Inc., 260 Iowa 556, 149 N.W.2d 789, 792. Statutes… …   Black's law dictionary

  • remedial laws or statutes — Legislation providing means or method whereby causes of action may be effectuated, wrongs redressed and relief obtained is remedial . Schmitt v. Jenkins Truck Lines, Inc., 260 Iowa 556, 149 N.W.2d 789, 792. Statutes which afford a remedy, or… …   Black's law dictionary


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