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LEGALITY Definition & Legal Meaning

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In general, it is that which makes something legal. 1. As implied warranty that the statutes of a particular jurisdiction are the basis for any act, agreement, or contract in that jurisdiction. For example, all risks covered under the policy in insurance contracts are considered to be legal ventures. Also refer to legal purpose. 2. As a legal principle, no crime exists if an action is not a crime in that specific jurisdiction.


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