Filed Under: Administrative Law

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A form of relief under which the court formally declares the legal position. It comes in a number of forms: a declaration that a person is entitled to something; a declaration that a decision is unlawful; a declaration that a statute or subordinate legislation is ultra vires or beyond the powers or the capacities of the authority purporting to enact or promulgate it.

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