Status (law)

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Legal status is the position held by something or someone with regard to law.[1][2][3] It is a set of privileges, obligations, powers or restrictions that a person or thing has which are encompassed in or declared by legislation.


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  2. ^ "What is STATUS? definition of STATUS (Black's Law Dictionary)". Retrieved 2017-02-27.
  3. ^ "legal status - Dictionary Definition". Retrieved 2017-02-27.