United States Code


United States Code
n.
A compilation of federal statutes, updated every six years and supplemented in between.
abbrv.
USC

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


United States Code
USA
US Code, Also known as USC, United States Code.
The multivolume codification of the federal laws of the United States based on the statutes at large, divided by broad subject matter into 50 titles. Not all titles have been enacted into law. Such titles are only prima facie evidence of the law and in those cases the statutes at large still govern. The Bankruptcy Code, Title 11 of the US Code has been enacted into law.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


United States Code
n. The official, bound codification of federal law; this multi-volume set is issued anew every six years and updated by supplements in the intervening years. The supplement is called the United States Code Congressional and Administrative News.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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