declaratory

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declaratory

adjective annuciative, annunciatory, assertative, assertive, communicative, declarative, decretal, decretory, demonstrative, elucidating, enunciative, enunciatory, explanatory, expository, express, expressive, notificatory, proclamatory, promulgatory, serving to declare
Associated concepts: declaratory act, declaratory action, deelaratory decree, declaratory judgment, declaratory order, declaratory statute
See also: narrative

declaratory

of a statute, stating the existing law on a particular subject; of a decree or judgment, stating the rights of the parties without specifying the action to be taken.

DECLARATORY. Something which explains, or ascertains what before was uncertain or doubtful; as a declaratory statute, which is one passed to put an end to a doubt as to what the law is, and which declares what it is, and what it has been. 1 Bl. Com. 86.