uniform law
A law written by legal scholars and adopted (often with modifications) by individual states.
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  • Uniform Commercial Code — n. A compilation of laws governing commercial transactions, including the sale of goods, commercial paper, banking, and secured transactions. abbrv. UCC The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Gifts to Minors Act — See Uniform Transfers to Minors Act abbrv. UGMA The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Uniform Gi …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Anatomical Gift Act — A uniform law adopted by every state that governs organ and body donations. It covers such matters as how anatomical gifts can be made and offers a suggested form for making donations. It also provides a list of relatives who can authorize organ… …   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 Resource Locator — n. The series of characters that will retrieve a particular web page when typed into the address bar in a Web browser; a domain name or IP address plus other information that specifies a particular page. abbrv. URL The Essential Law Dictionary.… …   Law dictionary

  • uniform — uni·form adj: of, relating to, or based on a uniform act Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. uniform I …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Transfers to Minors Act — n. An act governing transfers of property to a trust managed by a custodian for the benefit of named minors; an act called the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act was the original law of this type, but the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act has replaced it… …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Trade Secrets Act — (UTSA) USA A model law drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws that codifies the basic principles of common law trade secret protection. The UTSA (in modified or unmodified form) has been enacted by 46 states… …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Consumer Credit Code — n. A law adopted by some states that regulates consumer credit. abbrv. UCCC The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Uniform Consumer Credit Code …   Law dictionary

  • uniform crime reports — Annual publications containing criminological data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and intended to assist in identifying law enforcement problems, especially with regard to: murder and non negligent manslaughter, forcible… …   Law dictionary

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