lawful authority

lawful authority

noun agency of the law, authorized agent of the law, authorized officer, established authority, legitimate member of law enforcement, member of a law enforcement agency, member of the police force, officer sanctioned by law, officer with credentials, police, proper authority, rightful authority, sanctioned authority, security, valid member of law enforcement
See also: hegemony
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The bride and bridegroom evaded the restraints of lawful authority, and presumed to meet together privately, before they were married, in the conservatory at Ham Farm.
He has prayed to the court that the appointment may be declared illegal, unlawful and without lawful authority in the best interest of justice.
The assistant minister said government was not in any way trampling on people's rights, adding that no person had a legal right to occupy land without lawful authority.
It is also an action initiated against an association acting as a corporation absent of any lawful authority.
In a 15-page judgement, Justice Minallah ruled that 'the actions, orders and directives issued by the Federal Government or Authority (PTA), as the case may be, which are inconsistent with the provisions of Section 54(3) are declared as illegal, ultra vires and without lawful authority and jurisdiction'.
The verdict which was read out in open court declared that, "the actions, orders and directives issued by the Federal Government or the Authority, as the case may be, which are inconsistent with the provisions of section 54(3) are declared as illegal, ultra vires and without lawful authority and jurisdiction.
Justice Minallah read out the verdict in open court and declared that, 'the actions, orders and directives issued by the Federal Government or the Authority, as the case may be, which are inconsistent with the provisions of Section 54(3) are declared as illegal, ultra vires and without lawful authority and jurisdiction.
Ms Wanjiru was also charged with forgery, whereby on October 14, 2016 at unknown place, with intent to defraud without lawful authority, made a transfer latter purporting it to be a share transfer letter issued by her grandmother.
Abbottabad -- Peshawar High Court Circuit bench Abbottabad has delivered a land mark judgment in the writ petition challenging the dismissal from service of Dean Ayub Medical college (AMC) by the Chairman Board of Governors in which court held the show cause notice as well as Termination Letter as illegal and without lawful authority.
Moreover, it serves to weaken the lawful authority of parliament.
The Chairman NAB had issued instruction to DG NAB Balochistan to freeze the leases as they were illegal and were granted without any lawful authority.
In its December 7, 2017, verdict on a petition filed by a Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader against the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, the court had declared that while the project was being built with lawful authority, the EPA was told to regularly submit reports on the environmental issues caused by the project.