internal law

noun
in·​ter·​nal law

Legal Definition of internal law

: the law of a state regulating its internal affairs — compare international law, whole law

Learn More About internal law

Dictionary Entries Near internal law

Intermediate Court of Appeals

internal law

Internal Revenue Code

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Internal law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/internal%20law. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!