uniform acts
Laws that are designed to be adopted generally by all the states so that the law in one jurisdiction is the same as in another jurisdiction.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


uniform acts
Laws that are designed to be adopted generally by all the states so that the law in one jurisdiction is the same as in another jurisdiction.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Uniform Acts — Uniform Laws or Acts Laws in various subject areas, approved by the Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, that are often adopted, in whole or substantially, by individual states; their purpose being to make the laws on various subjects uniform… …   Black's law dictionary

  • uniform acts — See uniform statutes …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • List of Uniform Acts (United States) — In the United States, a Uniform Act or Uniform Law is a proposed state law drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL). TOC Drafting of uniform acts In the United States, a Uniform Act or Uniform Law is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Model acts differ from Uniform Acts, which are usually adopted by the states in virtually the same form proposed by the American Law Institute and other organizations. — Model acts differ from Uniform Acts, which are usually adopted by the states in virtually the same form proposed by the American Law Institute and other organizations. A change or alteration in existing materials. Dictionary from West s… …   Law dictionary

  • 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… …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act — The Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act concerns interstate cooperation in the collection of spousal and child support. It lays out the procedure for enforcement in cases in which the person owing alimony or child support is in one… …   Wikipedia

  • Uniform Commercial Code — The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC or the Code) is one of a number of uniform acts that have been promulgated in conjunction with efforts to harmonize the law of sales and other commercial transactions in all 50 states within the United States of… …   Wikipedia

  • Uniform Partnership Act — The Uniform Partnership Act (UPA), which includes revisions that are sometimes called the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (RUPA), is a uniform act (similar to a model statute), proposed by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State …   Wikipedia

  • Uniform Limited Partnership Act — The Uniform Limited Partnership Act (ULPA), which includes its 1976 revision called the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (RULPA), is a uniform act (similar to a model statute), proposed by the National Conference of Commissioners on… …   Wikipedia

  • Uniform Securities Act — The Uniform Securities Act (USA) is a model statute designed to guide each state in drafting its state securities law. It was created by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL).The purpose of the Uniform Securities …   Wikipedia

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