remedial statute

Remedial Statute

A law enacted for the purpose of correcting a defect in a prior law, or in order to provide a remedy where none previously existed.

remedial statute

noun correction, corrective measure, cure, legislative cure, legislative redress, relief, remedial measure, remedy
Associated concepts: remedial act, remedial action, remeeial cases, remedial legislation, remedial right, remedial statute, remedial writ
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But Dickinson, the Mills' attorney, countered that the CPA is a "remedial statute" designed to protect Maryland consumers against unfair collection practices.
As an initial matter, we observe that the ADEA is a remedial statute enacted "to promote employment of older persons based on their ability rather than age; to prohibit arbitrary age discrimination in employment; [and] to help employers and workers find ways of meeting problems arising from the impact of age on employment." As a remedial statute, we employ a "standard of liberal construction [to] accomplish [Congress'] objects."
..." The application of this 45-year-old remedial statute nowadays allows individuals claiming to have some kind of "intimate" relationship to freely file, without vetting, family offense petitions on any set of alleged facts they wish, regardless of whether those facts, if actually proven, would ultimately make out a family offense.
Presumption Against Narrowly Applying Remedial Statutes. A remedial statute is broadly defined as any statute enacted to protect life, property, or the public welfare.
As an initial matter, courts examine whether the TCPA is a penal or remedial statute. Insurance policies frequently exclude coverage for violations of penal statutes.
28, 2004) ("[I]t does not serve the purposes or policies of [SOX] to take too pinched a view of this remedial statute when it comes to protecting those in an organization who can address the concerns Congress sought to correct."); see also Robert G.
ALJ Moran noted that the Review Commission and various courts have held that the Mine Act is a "remedial statute ...
It is a remedial statute patterned after the Post-Assessment Insurance Guaranty Association Model Bill, promulgated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Following the obligatory salute to the CFA as an expansively read, liberally interpreted remedial statute, the Appellate Division rejected the trial court's interpretation, emphasizing not only the fact that Czar was not the general contractor, but also that it was not involved in any of the electrical, plumbing or structural work.
1341 is, after all, a remedial statute. Further, the canons of construction dictate broad interpretation to implement Congressional goals; and, when a statute's language is unclear, any doubts are to be resolved in the taxpayer's favor.
"[i]n the construction of a remedial statute, the previous mischief
Section 27F is primarily a remedial statute. The criminal penalty is specified only to encourage compliance with a civil duty.