Purview

Definition of Purview

Pur´view
n.1.(Law) The body of a statute, or that part which begins with " Be it enacted, " as distinguished from the preamble.
Profanations within the purview of several statutes.
- Bacon.
2.Limit or sphere of authority; scope; extent.
In determining the extent of information required in the exercise of a particular authority, recourse must be had to the objects within the purview of that authority.
- Madison.

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