LAW OF COMPETENCE

LAW OF COMPETENCE

law of competence. A law establishing and defining the powers of a government official, including the circumstances under which the official’s pronouncements constitute laws. ¡ª Also termed power-delegating law. See jural act under ACT; JURAL AGENT. [Cases: Officers and Public Employees 103. C.J.S. Officers and Public Employees ¡ì¡ì 224¨C227, 232¨C233.]
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