intra vires

intra vires

[in-truh vahy-reez]
noun Law.
within the legal power or authority of an individual or corporation (opposed to ultra vires ).

Origin:
1875–80; < Latin intrā vīrēs within the powers

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intra vires

adjective
within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc [ant: ultra vires
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