act of indemnity

Definition of act of indemnity

  1. 1 :  an act passed to relieve persons (such as officials) from some penalty to which they have become liable by acting illegally or beyond the limits of their powers

  2. 2 :  an act passed to provide compensation for damage incurred in the service of the government or resulting from some public measure

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