1.2 [count noun] A clause that is or is claimed to be outside the jurisdiction of the courts.
- A major obstacle to overcome was whether a statutory ouster clause could prevent the intervention of the courts.
- The consequence is that the section cannot appropriately be read otherwise than in its ordinary terms and in its ordinary terms it is an ouster clause which collides with section 75 and is therefore invalid.
- In the exceptional case of an ouster it plainly, in my view, does.
2North American Dismissal or expulsion from a position: the junta’s ouster of the Emperor
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- The dismissive manner in which he approached the issue of ‘contributions’ eventually spurred a political storm which led to his ouster in what effectively was a constitutional coup.
- Explicit e-mails he allegedly sent led to his ouster on Mar. 7.
- In fact, that independence helped lead to his ouster.
Words that rhyme with ousterjouster
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