Definition of 'legal fiction'
Example sentences containing 'legal fiction'
MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
They also remain wilfully oblivious to the fact that the sovereignty they seek to uphold is a legal fiction.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Aggressive avoidance, in which legal fictions are entered into for the sole purpose of minimising tax, is not.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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