intra vires

[ in-truh -vahy-reez ]
/ ˈɪn trə ˈvaɪ riz /

adverb, adjective Law.

within the legal power or authority of an individual or corporation (opposed to ultra vires).

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Origin of intra vires

First recorded in 1875–80, intra vires is from Latin intrā vīrēs “within the powers”
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