controlling law
The laws of the state which will be relied upon in interpreting or judging disputes involving a contract, trust, or other documents. Quite often an agreement will state as one of its provisions that the controlling law will be that of a particular state.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

controlling law
n.
   the laws of the state which will be relied upon in interpreting or judging disputes involving a contract, trust or other documents. Quite often an agreement will state as one of its provisions that the controlling law will be that of a particular state.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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