Remedial statute

Remedial statute – in the area of Parliamentary Law in some legal systems, this term details a legislative act, enacted in a situation where there is a defect in the recent legislation in force; which defect obviously has to be repaired or removed. Usually legislative body (a Parliament or President, for example) use to issue remedial statutes in situations where there is factual mistake in the current statute or where there is spontaneous resistance by the citizens against the recent act. The origin of this term is the word “remedy”, which literally means “delivering justice towards people”.

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