Definition of HODGE-PODGE ACT


HODGE-PODGE ACT

A name given to a legislative act which embraces many
subjects. Such acts, besides being evident proofs of the ignorance of the
makers of them, or of their want of good faith, are calculated to create a
confusion which is highly prejudicial to the interests of justice.
Instances of this wretched legislation are everywhere to be found. See
Barring on the Stat. 449. Vide Title; Legislation.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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