Legal fiction

Legal fiction,

Definition of Legal fiction:

  1. Assumption that something is true even though it may be not. Legal fiction is employed in judicial reasoning to avoid difficulties in the operation of a law, where the situation it governs has changed but its wording has remained the same.

  2. An assertion accepted as true, though probably fictitious, to achieve a particular goal in a legal matter.

How to use Legal fiction in a sentence?

  1. One must remember that landownership is ultimately simply a legal fiction.

Meaning of Legal fiction & Legal fiction Definition