force and effect

noun

: legal efficacy
have the force and effect of a formal acceptanceLouisiana Civil Code

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“Force and effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/force%20and%20effect. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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