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pur·view / ˈpərˌvyoō/ • n. [in sing.] the scope of the influence or concerns of something: such a case might be within the purview of the legislation. ∎  a range of experience or thought: social taboos meant that little information was likely to come within the purview of women generally.

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Purview

PURVIEW

The part of a statute or a law that delineates its purpose and scope.

Purview refers to the enacting part of a statute. It generally begins with the words be it enacted and continues as far as the repealing clause. The purview is distinguished from other parts of a statute, such as the title, preamble, and savings clauses.

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purview body of a statute, following the preamble XV; scope of a document, etc. XVIII. — AN. purveu, OF. porveu (mod. pourvu), pp. of porveeir PURVEY; orig. clause introduced by purveu est it is provided, or purveu que provided that.

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