Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code - CIV PRAC & REM § 37.002. Short Title, Construction, Interpretation

(a) This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Declaratory Judgments Act.

(b) This chapter is remedial;  its purpose is to settle and to afford relief from uncertainty and insecurity with respect to rights, status, and other legal relations;  and it is to be liberally construed and administered.

(c) This chapter shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states that enact it and to harmonize, as far as possible, with federal laws and regulations on the subject of declaratory judgments and decrees.

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