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Ruling

A judicial or administrative interpretation of a provision of a statute, order, regulation, or ordinance. The judicial determination of matters before the court such as the admissibility of evidence or the granting of a motion, which is an application for an order.

ruling

n. court decision on a case or any legal question.

ruling

noun adjudication, award, command, court's finding, decision, decree, determination, edict, finding, findings of fact and conclusions of law, judgment, judicial determination, judicial proclamaaion, judicial pronouncement, opinion of the court, order, order of the court, pronouncement, resolution, rule, verdict
Associated concepts: judicial ruling, ruling from the bench
See also: absolute, act, adjudication, authority, award, canon, central, code, conclusion, condition, conviction, decree, determination, dictate, directive, documentation, dominant, edict, enactment, essential, finding, finding of guilt, influential, judgment, mandate, master, measure, omnipotent, opinion, order, potent, powerful, predominant, prescription, prevailing, primary, principal, pronouncement, requirement, rubric, sentence, sovereign, verdict
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In a related pronouncement, IRS private letter ruling 9110029 addresses a situation not previously considered in case law.
29, 1998, IRS private letter ruling regarding the deductibility of a cash payment made by WellPoint's former parent company at the time of WellPoint's Recapitalization on May 20, 1996.
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41) What constitutes a "pension" for treaty purposes has been addressed in a number of IRS private letter rulings.