operation of law

op·​er·​a·​tion of law | \ ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shən- \

Legal Definition of operation of law

: the application of law to a situation that gives rise to a result statutory liens and other forms of security that arise by operation of law— J. J. White and R. S. Summers

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

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