Definition of organic law in English:

organic law


  • A law stating the formal constitution of a nation.

    • ‘These rights exist under what the Declaration of Indepence - the first of the organic laws of the United States - refers to as the laws of nature and Nature's God.’
    • ‘It is safe to assert that no government proper ever had a provision in its organic law for its own termination.’
    • ‘Most recently, in 1996 an organic law transferred financial responsibility to provincial governments.’
    • ‘But the organic law, the law flowing out of the constitution, has not been passed yet.’
    • ‘It's the fundamental organic law of our country.’