public law

Definitions of "public law"
  1. A law passed by a legislature that impacts the entire population within its jurisdiction, or a specific subdivision within that jurisdiction
  2. A branch of law concerning individuals' interactions with the state and outlining how the government should function
  3. A branch of international law that governs the interactions between sovereign states or nations
How to use "public law" in a sentence
  1. The construction of a new highway was made possible through a public law.
  2. Under public law, a government agency can't deny services without a valid reason.
  3. Public law dictates the rule for diplomatic interactions between countries.

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