(Adj) Retroactive is the statute, law , order decision etc made there by enforcing a previous transactions, orders legal actions etc.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213
- (psychology) descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previouslyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=retroactive
• (a.) Fitted or designed to retroact; operating by returned action; affecting what is past; retrospective.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/retroactive/
descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previouslyFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=retroactive
[ Confer French rétroactif
.] Fitted or designed to retroact; operating by returned action; affecting what is past; retrospective. Beddoes. Retroactive law
or statute (Law)
, one which operates to make criminal or punishable, or in an...
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A law or court decision that takes away or impairs a previously vested right, imposes new duties or obligations, or changes or effects past transactions or legal actions. Retroactive (or retrospective) laws are not favored and, unless it is expressly stated, it is usually presumed that legislation is not intended to apply retroactively. In criminal...
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adj. referring to a court's decision or a statute enacted by a legislative body which would result in application to past transactions and legal actions. In criminal law, statutes which would increase penalties or make criminal activities which had been previously legal are prohibited by the constitutional ban on ex post facto laws (Article I, Sect...
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