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PUBLIC POLICY Definition & Legal Meaning

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The policies that have been declared by the state that covers the state’s citizens. These laws and policies allow the government to stop any action that is against the publics’ interest. There may not be a specific policy that an action pertains to to but if it is not deemed good for the public it will be quashed.


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