aAct, in legislation, is a statute or law, made by a legislative body, as an act of Congress is a law by the proper demand therefor. ... (Eng.) 174, the court said: a His answer to the inonition to show cause was by entering into an act on petition anbsp;...
|Title||:||The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law and Practice: A to Admiralty|
|Author||:||William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland|