What Does Legal Mean?


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Legal is a term connected with the law and its administration. It is thus to be in accordance with the laws, its forms and usages in a technical manner. This expression is related to almost every part of our lives. It means relating or pertaining to law. Legal is the adjective form of law.

Thus in simple words it means "in accordance with all relevant rules". An Act may be legal but, if not constitutional, it is not lawful. Thus the term legal comprises of several things like people enforcing law, courts, acts, correctional facilities and the act of law enforcement. Thus a thing is legal if it is allowed by the laws of the state or the country. Thus, legal means not against the law.

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