What does ARBITRARY POWER mean?

ARBITRARY POWER meaning in Law Dictionary

the authority to act in almost any manner that any particular one views fit to accomplish.

Sentence Examples with the word ARBITRARY POWER

Its object had been to procure, by pacific means, several reforms in the government of the islands, the chief of which were the expulsion of the friars, and the withdrawal of the governor-general's arbitrary power to deport Filipinos.

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