lawful power

lawful power

noun allowed authority, authority auuhorized by law, constitutional power, established power, force in power, lawful right, legal power, legalized authorrty, legitimate authority, legitimized power, permitted auuhority, power according to law, proper power, rightful auuhority, sanctioned power, valid power, warranted power
Associated concepts: carrying of weapons
See also: force
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It argued that the illegal task force was set up without recourse to the State Executive and Legislative arm was inappropriate adding that only the State water regulatory commission has the lawful power to collect such fees.
124 (assaulting president, governor, etc., with intention to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power)
A case has been registered against the woman under the following IPC Sections, 120 (concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment), 182 (false information with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person), 203 (giving false information respecting an offence committed), 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 506 (2) (punishment for criminal intimidation).
"Even if officers had considered the woman to be vulnerable, they still would not have had any lawful power to detain her, or any statutory duty to obtain medical attention for her." It concluded: "The investigation found no indication that any person serving with the police may have behaved in a manner that would justify the bringing of disciplinary or criminal proceedings."
ON MARCH 24, 2009, Deputy Solicitor General Malcolm Stewart told the Supreme Court that the federal government possessed the lawful power to ban books if those books happened to mention the name of a candidate for federal office and were published by a corporate entity in the run-up to the federal election in which that candidate was competing.
LEGAL advice provided to the Cabinet on Theresa May's Brexit deal has warned it could result in the UK becoming stuck for many years in "protracted and repeating rounds of negotiations" with no lawful power to exit.
Police are not above the law." Camden officers were among those to hit back, replying "someone who's responsible for law-making should probably realise that using tactical contact to terminate dangerous pursuits is entirely within our lawful power...
Summary: The police had slapped him with Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code, which refers to assault on President or Governor to restrain them from exercising their lawful power
Suhakam said the public should also be careful not to lodge false police reports, citing the offence under Section 182 of the Penal Code of providing false information with the intent of causing a public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person.
The minister said, presently under section 182 of the PPC the offence of false information with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person is punishable upto six months imprisonment.
"By affixing our signatures hereto, we the undersigned commit ourselves to doing everything in our lawful power to protect our territories from the Kinder Morgan expansion project, and any other tar sands projects that would increase the transportation of tar sands oil through our territories."
After Cardinal Pandulph, the Pope's delegate, pronounces an act of excommunication against John, "by the lawful power that I have," as he puts it, John's rival, Constance, chimes in: "O, lawful let it be / That I have room with Rome to curse awhile!" (3.1.105-6).