DIVISION

Definition of DIVISION in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DIVISION

In English law. One of the smaller subdivisions of a county. Used in Lincolnshire as synonymous with "riding" in Yorkshire.

The separation of members of a legislative body to take a vote. An operating section of a railroad. Burton v. Oregon-Washington R. & Nay. Co., 148 Or. 648, 38 P.2d 72. A separation of an administrative body or court for the conducting of the business thereof. Foss v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, C.C.A. 1, 75 F.2d 326, 329.

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