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legality

noun accordance with law, allowableness, authorization, conformity to law, conformity with the law, constitutionality, lawfulness, legalism, legitimacy, permissibleness, rightfulness, sanction, validity
Associated concepts: legality of consideration, legality of contract, legality of obligation, legality of purpose
See also: admissibility, legitimacy, permission, sanction, validity
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In the paper titled, 'Harmonising legality and morality in Islamic Banking and finance,' by the guest speaker, Professor Luqman Zakariyah, critically examined the feasibility of harmonising morality with legality in Islamic finance.
If any thing the fact that Cypriot parliament was driven to pass domestic legislation to provide such back up after the crisis broke, while depositors lacked the ability to protect their deposits, compounded the violation of the principle of legality.
In a speech met by shakes of the head from Home Secretary Theresa May, she added: "The SNP will not be morally blackmailed or bullied by members opposite into blind support for a Bill of dubious legality in some respects and which seeks powers that go beyond Western democracies."
A Bangladeshi woman, who cannot be named, had gone to the High Court to challenge the legality of Australia paying the tiny Pacific nation to detain asylum seekers who try to reach Australian shores by boat.
Legality and legitimacy are pivotal concepts in answers to the foundational question of international politics: through what institutions can a global order be built between the unviable extremes of realpolitik and utopian idealism?
But the letter has been slammed by senior Lib Dem councillor Stuart Kelly, who has also questioned the legality of removing the lollipop crossing patrols.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Media office of Deputy Premier for Energy Affairs Hussein Shahristani denied the news published by a Turkish daily on the legality of Kurdish oil contracts with foreign companies.
Beyonce and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on April 4 in Havana -- but not without the legality of their Cuban getaway being questioned by some members of the U.S.
Headlines Today had broadcast a set of revelations questioning the legality of Vadra's land transactions.
It details the intensive preparations for trial, including Defence challenges to the Tribunal's legality, the "massive task" of disclosure of evidence, and the postponement of the tentative date for trial.
This paper aims to propose a discussion about the understanding and development of the principle of legality, typical from Civil Law tradition, which culminates in the notion of juridicity.
Jakarta, Aug 1, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Today, H.E Zulkifli Hasan, Minister for Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia launched the TIMBER LEGALITY INFORMATION SYSTEM (Sistem Informasi Legalitas Kayu/SILK), at Auditorium Manggala Wanabhakti.