act of state
- An act done by the sovereign power of a country, or by its delegate, within the limits of the power vested in him. An act of state cannot be questioned or made the subject of legal proceedings in a court of law.
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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act of state — See royal prerogative. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 … Law dictionary
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