dispensing power

noun

Definition of dispensing power

: the authority of a judge, an executive, or an agent to suspend the operation of a specific statute or rule of law where the interests of justice can be better served by such action

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“Dispensing power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dispensing%20power. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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