Ultra-vires Definition

ultrə vīrēz, ultrə virēz
adjective
Beyond the legal power or authority of a person, corporation, etc.
Webster's New World
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.
Webster's New World Law
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intra-vires

(law) Beyond the legal power or authority of a person or body.

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Origin of Ultra-vires

  • Latin “beyond the power"

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