What is ADVISORY OPINION? Definition of ADVISORY OPINION in Black's Law Dictionary
A formal opinion by judge or judges or a court or a law officer upon a question of law submitted by a legislative body or a governmental official, but not actually pre- sented in a concrete case at law. Douglas Oil Co. v. State, Tex.Civ.App., 81 S.W.2d 1064, 1077.
Merely opinion of judges or court, which adjudicates nothing and is binding on no one, in exercise of wholly non or extra-judicial function. The expression ordinarily connotes the practice which existed in England from very early times of extra-judicial consultation of the judges by the Crown and the House of Lords. Douglas Oil Co. v. State, Tex.Civ.App., 81 S.W.2d 1064, 1077.