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Synonyms for licitness

the state or quality of being within the law

Antonyms for licitness

the quality of strictly conforming to law

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licitness. The "first-class" crossing point at Hekou--the
Although we do not share this assertion, as we will specify later, we believe it fitting that he voices it, because undoubtedly what has not been pronounced is an indispensible requirement to maintain a favourable assessment of the moral licitness of embryo adoption.
(10) Abraham and van Schendel (2005) make a similar distinction between 'legality' and 'licitness'.
(32.) SCRO, DD/FS 6/3; Raymund Harris, Scriptural Researches on the Licitness of the Slavetrade, shewing its Conformity with the Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion, delineated in the Sacred Writings of the Word of God, London, John Stockdale, 1788.
How, then, is Lessius going to decide the licitness or immorality of a particular business practice?
I leave aside questions about the licitness of constitutional or other legal recognition of a particular religion (including Catholicism) as the "religion of state," or as the "faith of the people," or as part of the cultural heritage of a particular land.
It also recognizes the licitness of the comedias ...
(4) For instance, the Court points out, the sex between Lawrence and Garner involved only two people (a traditional marker of licitness); it was not polyamorous (a traditional marker of illicitness).
The heart of his answer has to do with the distinction in Catholic theology between the "validity" and the "licitness" of a sacrament.
In this sense, regionalism has, in both contexts, worked to facilitate the licitness of some but not others in very similar ways.
Over its four hundred pages, O'Connor sets out what the Spanish Comedia could teach its audiences as regards the nature of marriage; and he does this by setting the Comedia's dramatic praxis against the theoretical debates that raged particularly at the end of the seventeenth century over the licitness of different types of dramatic representation and of their setting.
Admittedly, sole empowerment of women (especially minors) and public funding were two of the three most controversial elements of the abortion rights agenda--the third being the moral licitness of abortion itself, which most activists unwisely stopped defending following Roe.
Protestants, therefore, remain divided about the moral weight to be given to the biological and social connections of parent to child in considering the moral licitness of using third party donors.
Clearly, pious Muslims were concerned about the licitness of accepting wages for teaching the [Qur.sup.[contains]]an; the traditions recorded above testify to the controversy surrounding this issue.
One must look at all aspects of the relationship to assess its moral licitness.