Meaning of issue of law in English:

issue of law


  • A dispute in court in which the application of the law is contested.

    ‘This good faith application by the prosecution raised a genuine issue of law on a point of general public importance.’
    • ‘Counsel for the respondent plaintiff raises an issue of law as to the pleading of the counterclaim.’
    • ‘The Tribunal had jurisdiction to decide the issue of law of whether the classification was correct.’
    • ‘And what is the issue of law on which you would wish to found that application?’
    • ‘This is an important issue of law which has not been considered in any reported decision of this Court.’