What is EXPULSION?

A putting or driving out. The act of depriving a member of a corporation,legislative body, assembly, society, commercial organization, etc., of his membershipin the same, by a legal vote of the body itsc-lf, for breach of duty, Improperconduct, or other sufficient cause. New York Protec- tive Ass’n v. McGrath (Super. Ct.) 5N. Y. Supp. 10; Palmetto Lodge v. Hubbell, 2 Strob. (S. C.) 402, 49 Am. Dec. 604. Also,in the law of torts and of landlord and tenant, an eviction or forcible putting out See EXPEL.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of EXPULSION helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary