overinclusive

adjective
over·​in·​clu·​sive | \ ˌō-vər-in-ˈklü-siv \

Legal Definition of overinclusive

: including more than is necessary or advisable specifically : relating to or being legislation that burdens more people than necessary to accomplish the legislation's goal — compare underinclusive

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“Overinclusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/overinclusive. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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