intra vires

within the legal power or authority of a person or body

The courts may review it to determine whether it is intra vires. Therefore, the exercise of municipal business powers is not immune from review.

See Also: ultra vires

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  • intra vires — in·tra vi·res / in trə vī rēz, vē rās/ adv [New Latin]: within the powers a corporate director acting intra vires compare ultra vires Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • intra vires — /intra vayriyz/ An act is said to be intra vires ( within the power ) of a person or corporation when it is within the scope of his or its powers or authority. It is the opposite of ultra vires (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • intra vires — adjective within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc • Ant: ↑ultra vires • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence * * * |in.trə|vī(ˌ)rēz adverb Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • intra vires — /in treuh vuy reez/, Law. within the legal power or authority of an individual or corporation (opposed to ultra vires). [1875 80; < L intra vires within the powers] * * * …   Universalium

  • intra vires — Within the powers; within the authority given by law. See ultra vires …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Intra vires —    expression qui signifie qu une personne n est tenu de payer des dettes et un passif que dans la mesure de ce qu il recueille ou possède dans l actif correspondant …   Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • intra vires —  (Lat.) Within one’s powers …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • intra vires — within jurisdiction, within the legal authority of a group …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intra vires — /ɪntrə ˈvaɪriz/ (say intruh vuyreez) adverb within the powers (of a company, the constitution, etc.). {Latin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • intra — /inˈtrə or inˈträ/ (Latin) Within intra muros /mūˈrōs or mooˈrōs/ Within the walls intra vires /vīˈrēz, wēˈ or vēˈrās/ Within the legal power of intra vitam /vēˈtam, vīˈtam or wēˈtäm/ During life …   Useful english dictionary

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