Definition of Limitations. Meaning of Limitations. Synonyms of Limitations

Definition of Limitations. Meaning of Limitations. Synonyms of Limitations

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Definition of Limitations

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Statute of limitations
Statute Stat"ute, n. [F. statut, LL. statutum, from L. statutus, p. p. of statuere to set, station, ordain, fr. status position, station, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand, and cf. Constitute, Destitute.] 1. An act of the legislature of a state or country, declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a positive law; the written will of the legislature expressed with all the requisite forms of legislation; -- used in distinction fraom common law. See Common law, under Common, a. --Bouvier. Note: Statute is commonly applied to the acts of a legislative body consisting of representatives. In monarchies, legislature laws of the sovereign are called edicts, decrees, ordinances, rescripts, etc. In works on international law and in the Roman law, the term is used as embracing all laws imposed by competent authority. Statutes in this sense are divided into statutes real, statutes personal, and statutes mixed; statutes real applying to immovables; statutes personal to movables; and statutes mixed to both classes of property. 2. An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university. 3. An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; -- called also statute fair. [Eng.] Cf. 3d Mop, 2. --Halliwell. Statute book, a record of laws or legislative acts. --Blackstone. Statute cap, a kind of woolen cap; -- so called because enjoined to be worn by a statute, dated in 1571, in behalf of the trade of cappers. [Obs.] --Halliwell. Statute fair. See Statute, n., 3, above. Statute labor, a definite amount of labor required for the public service in making roads, bridges, etc., as in certain English colonies. Statute merchant (Eng. Law), a bond of record pursuant to the stat. 13 Edw. I., acknowledged in form prescribed, on which, if not paid at the day, an execution might be awarded against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, and the obligee might hold the lands until out of the rents and profits of them the debt was satisfied; -- called also a pocket judgment. It is now fallen into disuse. --Tomlins. --Bouvier. Statute mile. See under Mile. Statute of limitations (Law), a statute assigned a certain time, after which rights can not be enforced by action. Statute staple, a bond of record acknowledged before the mayor of the staple, by virtue of which the creditor may, on nonpayment, forthwith have execution against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, as in the statute merchant. It is now disused. --Blackstone. Syn: Act; regulation; edict; decree. See Law.

Meaning of Limitations from wikipedia

- Limitation may refer to: A disclaimer for research done in an experiment or study A Statute of limitations Limitations (novel), a 2006 novel by Scott Turow...
- time-barred as having been filed after the statutory limitations period. When a statute of limitations expires in a criminal case, the courts no longer have...
- engagement the auditor should consider disclaiming the opinion. Some scope limitations arise for reasons that are beyond the control of the client, such as...
- applying to civil actions are set out in the Statute of Limitations, 1957 and the Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act, 1843. These statutes impose a limit...
- cases. The statute of limitations for injuries to children only starts at the eighteenth birthday. The statute of limitations for brain damage begins...
- it was lifted in July, 2015 by the National ****embly, the statute of limitations for murder in Korea was fifteen years. The statute for the killings had...
- authors of this analysis addressed several limitations with this study by stating, "This study has several limitations. The most important one is that the quality...
- Limitations and exceptions to copyright are provisions, in local copyright law or Berne Convention, which allow for copyrighted works to be used without...
- Justifications for limitations to freedom of speech often reference the "harm principle" or the "offense principle". Limitations to freedom of speech...
- categories based on how much they are limited during physical activity; the limitations/symptoms are in regard to normal breathing and varying degrees in shortness...
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