uniform laws
n.
Compilations of laws that address various subject areas and attempt to make the law in those areas uniform, such as the Uniform Commercial Code, Uniform Consumer Credit Code, and Uniform Transfers to Minors Act; also called uniform acts.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


uniform laws
n. An unofficial set of laws proposed for all states to adopt as written, for the purpose of their being more uniformity of laws from state to state. Uniform laws have been put forth by Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Some of the uniform laws have been adopted by a few states only, after making minor or major changes, while others have been universally adopted, e.g. Uniform Child Custody and Jurisdiction Act; Uniform Power of Attorney Act; Uniform Anatomical Donations Act; and Uniform Arbitration Act.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


uniform laws
Annotated Annotated uniform and model acts approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

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