Administrative Tribunals

Administrative agencies having an adjudicative function. These tribunals are charged with the duty of adjudicating matters that affect large classes of persons that decide questions involving the conferral on or withdrawal of legal rights from persons or bodies, such as The Occupational Safety […]

Adjusted Taxable Income

The taxable income for the computation year, decreased by the sum of the following amounts: (1) Capital gain net income for the comÂputation year. The amount (if any) of the capital gain net income for the computation year.
(2) Income attributable to gifts, bequests, etc:
(A) In […]

Administration, Letters Of

The authority which is granted to a person by the Surrogate Court or Probate Court to take charge of and administer the estate of the deceased who died intestate. See Mutual Ben. Life Ins. Co. v Tisdale, 91 U.S. 243, 23 L.Ed. 314.

Acting Within Scope Of Employment

The phrase means while on duty. The test of whether a servant or employee is acting within the scope of his employment at the time of the accident or wrongful act is whether the act was done while he was doing his master’s (employer’s) work. See Martin v Georgia Pacific Corp., 167 […]

Acquiescence, Estoppel By

The elements of this equitable doctrine are: (1) the plaintiff must have made a mistake as to his legal rights; (2) the plaintiff must have expended some money or must have done some act on the faith of his mistaken belief;
(3) the defendant, the possessor of the legal right, must know of […]