beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc
"an ultra vires contract"
beyond the scope or in excess of legal power or authority
beyond power; transcending authority; -- a phrase used frequently in relation to acts or enactments by corporations in excess of their chartered or statutory rights
Ultra vires is a Latin phrase meaning literally "beyond the powers", although its standard legal translation and substitute is "beyond power". If an act requires legal authority and it is done with such authority, it is characterised in law as intra vires. If it is done without such authority, it is ultra vires. Acts that are intra vires may equivalently be termed "valid" and those that are ultra vires "invalid".
The numerical value of ultra vires in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ultra vires in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Images & Illustrations of ultra vires
Translations for ultra vires
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ultra viresDutch
Get even more translations for ultra vires »
Find a translation for the ultra vires definition in other languages:
Select another language: