affirmative statute


affirmative statute
s.
ley afirmativa.

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  • affirmative statute — A statute couched in affirmative or mandatory terms. One which directs the doing of an act, or declares what shall be done; as a negative statute is one which prohibits a thing from being done, or declares what shall not be done …   Black's law dictionary

  • affirmative statute — A statute couched in affirmative or mandatory terms. One which directs the doing of an act, or declares what shall be done; as a negative statute is one which prohibits a thing from being done, or declares what shall not be done …   Black's law dictionary

  • affirmative statute — A statute commanding a positive act or duty, as distinguished front a prohibition …   Ballentine's 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

  • affirmative — af·fir·ma·tive /ə fər mə tiv/ adj 1: asserting the existence of certain facts esp. in support of a cause of action affirmative proof 2: resulting from an intentional act affirmative concealment 3: involving or requiring application of effort …   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

  • statute of limitations — 1 a: a statute establishing a period of time from the accrual of a cause of action (as upon the occurrence or discovery of an injury) within which a right of action must be exercised compare laches, statute of repose b: a criminal statute… …   Law dictionary

  • Affirmative defense — An affirmative defense is a category of defense used in litigation between private parties in common law jurisdictions, or, more familiarly, a type of defense raised in criminal law by the defendant. Affirmative defense can be classified as… …   Wikipedia

  • Statute of repose — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

  • affirmative defense — In pleading, matter asserted by defendant which, assuming the complaint to be true, constitutes a defense to it. A response to a plaintiffs claim which attacks the plaintiffs legal right to bring an action, as opposed to attacking the truth of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • affirmative defense — In pleading, matter asserted by defendant which, assuming the complaint to be true, constitutes a defense to it. A response to a plaintiffs claim which attacks the plaintiffs legal right to bring an action, as opposed to attacking the truth of… …   Black's law dictionary