doctrine of implied powers

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Legal principle that, in general, the rights and duties of a legislative body or organization are determined from its functions and purposes as specified in its constitution or charter and developed in practice.

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You should try to understand the doctrine of implied powers and see if there are ways to make them work for you.
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The large corporation's governing board had a doctrine of implied powers that spelled out exactly what its functions were, including, but not limited to employee recruitment and dismissal practices.
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It is important to try and follow what the doctrine of implied powers says and do what it suggests it many situations.
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