operation of law

op·​er·​a·​tion 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 lawJ. 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 12 Apr. 2024.

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