curative statute

curative statute
n.
A statute passed to correct a defect in a previously enacted law. See also declaratory

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • curative — /kyuratav/ Intended to cure (that is, to obviate the ordinary legal effects or consequences of) defects, errors, omissions or irregularities. The word is defined as relating to, or employed in, the cure of diseases; tending to cure; a remedy @… …   Black's law dictionary

  • curative — /kyuratav/ Intended to cure (that is, to obviate the ordinary legal effects or consequences of) defects, errors, omissions or irregularities. The word is defined as relating to, or employed in, the cure of diseases; tending to cure; a remedy @… …   Black's law dictionary

  • curative act — A form of retrospective legislation reaching back on past events to correct errors or irregularities and to render valid and effective attempted acts which otherwise would be ineffective for the purpose the parties intended, particularly… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • declaratory statute — n. A statute enacted to clarify the law on a particular matter, intended to end any doubts as to its meaning. See also curative The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   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

  • healing act — Another name for a curative act or statute. See curative (curative statute) …   Black's law dictionary

  • healing act — Another name for a curative act or statute. See curative (curative statute) …   Black's law dictionary

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