• Definition for "colour of law"
    • only semblance of legal right; some thing completed…
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colour of law definition

  • noun:
    • only semblance of legal right; some thing completed with the apparent expert of law but actually in contravention of legislation
    • a mere semblance of legal right; anything completed with the obvious authority of legislation but in fact in contravention of legislation
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