ultra viresul·tra vi·res
Law beyond the legal power or authority of a person, corporation, etc.
Origin of ultra viresL, literally , beyond men
- intra vires
Latin “beyond the power"
ultra vires - Legal Definition
In excess of, or outside of powers; that which is beyond a corporation’s or an agency’s authorized power. A corporation’s ultra vires activity may lead to its forfeiting its charter of incorporation.