Ordinary Legal Meaning and Definition
Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Ordinary.
- Refers to what is normal or usual; the regular or customary condition or course of things.
- In legal context, it especially refers to regular or routine jurisdiction (the power or right to make judgments about the law), such as the power of a judge in the daily proceedings of court.
Example: The judge exercised his ordinary jurisdiction to rule on motions being made in court.