fuzzy law

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Non-legal term for broad legal principles with room for judicial discretion. Cf black-letter law and comprehensive, specific regulation. For example Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) s 52 is powerful and flexible because it is fuzzy: generic and very general.


Subjects: Law.

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