operation of law

Definition of "operation of law"
  1. An automatic process under law leading to rights or responsibilities, without requiring personal action or a court order
How to use "operation of law" in a sentence
  1. Upon his friend's death, he became the sole owner of their shared boat due to operation of law.
  2. By operation of law, the daughter inherited her father's property because he died without a will.
  3. Due to operation of law, the business was equally split between the surviving partners after the death of a co-founder.

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