Status (law)

Legal status is the position held by something or someone with regard to law.[1][2][3] The relationship between constitutional rights and responsibilities determined the legal status of a citizen.[4] It is a set of privileges, obligations, powers or restrictions that a person or thing has which are encompassed in or declared by legislation.


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  4. ^ Marynchak, Yevhen (2019). "THE FINANCIAL NEXUS BETWEEN AN INDIVIDUAL AND A STATE". PUBLIC FINANCE: LEGAL ASPECTS: Collective monograph. Riga: Baltija Publishing. p. 130. ISBN 978-9934-571-82-4.