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Act of indemnity

a statute passed for the protection of those who have committed some illegal act subjecting them to penalties.
(Law) an act or law passed in order to relieve persons, especially in an official station, from some penalty to which they are liable in consequence of acting illegally, or, in case of ministers, in consequence of exceeding the limits of their strict constitutional powers. These acts also sometimes provide compensation for losses or damage, either incurred in the service of the government, or resulting from some public measure.

See also: Act Indemnity

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Act 0f law
act as
Act in pais
act involuntarily
Act of attainder
Act of bankruptcy
Act of faith
act of God
Act of grace
-- Act of indemnity --
Act of insolvency
Act of man
Act of settlement
act of terrorism
Act of Uniformity
act on
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act out
act reflexively
act superior
act up
act upon
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