construction, liberal

construction, liberal
n.
Interpreting a statute expansively, looking for the spirit of the law.

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  • construction — con·struc·tion /kən strək shən/ n: the act or result of construing, interpreting, or explaining meaning or effect (as of a statute or contract) the construction placed upon an agreement J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

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  • construction — Interpretation of statute, regulation, court decision or other legal authority. The process, or the art, of determining the sense, real meaning, or proper explanation of obscure, complex or ambiguous terms or provisions in a statute, written… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • liberal construction — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

  • liberal construction or interpretation — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

  • liberal construction — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

  • liberal construction or interpretation — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

  • liberal interpretation — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

  • liberal interpretation — /lib(a)ral kanstrakshan/ antarprateyshan/ See construction; interpretation; extensive interpretation +strict and liberal construction Strict (or literal) construction is construction of a statute or other instrument according to its letter, which …   Black's law dictionary

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