Definition of organic law in English:

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organic law


A law stating the formal constitution of a nation.
Example sentences
  • It is safe to assert that no government proper ever had a provision in its organic law for its own termination.
  • But the organic law, the law flowing out of the constitution, has not been passed yet.
  • Most recently, in 1996 an organic law transferred financial responsibility to provincial governments.

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