Class Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Class, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Class?

A subdivision of a larger group of people who enjoy the same rights and benefits according to law as they belong to a particular group or category.Example- people belonging to a particular group who enjoy certain specified benefits like children, women,aged people etc, people who have suffered damages from a common cause or accident and are making claims are said to belong to the same class.