authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, significance, soundness, strength, trueness, truth, veracity, verity
associated concepts: validity of a statute
- Quod in minori valet valebit in majori; et quod in majori non valet nee valebit in minori. — That which is valid in the greater shall be valid in the less; and that which is not valid in the greater shall neither be valid in the less.- Nul charter, nul vente, ne nul done vault perpetualment, si le donor n'est seise al temps de contracts de deux droits, sc, del droit de possession et del droit de propertie. — No grant, no sale, no gift, is valid forever, unless the donor, at the time of the contract, has two rights, namely, the right of possession, and the right of property- Quae ab initio non valent, ex post facto convalescere non possunt — Things invalid from the beginning cannot be made valid by a subsequent act- Semper praesumitur pro matrimonio. — The presumption is always in favor of the validity of a marriage- Quod initio vitiosum est non potest tractu temporis convalescere. — That which is void from the beginning cannot become valid by lapse of time- Pacta conventa quae neque contra leges neque dolo malo in it a sunt omnl modo observanda sunt — Agreements which are not contrary to the laws nor entered into with a fraudulent design must be observed in all respects.- Quod initio non valet, tractu temporis non valet — That which is void at the beginning does not become valid by lapse of timeII index honesty, legality, legitimacy, quality (excellence), strength, weight (credibility)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
Grant of a registered intellectual property right (IPR) does not mean it is valid. It may be subsequently challenged under the relevant legislation with a view to having it revoked - such a challenge is commonly in anticipation of, or as a counterclaim to, infringement proceedings. Similar principles apply in the case of registered designs and registered trade marks and service marks.
Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.