Privileges or Immunity Clause Law and Legal Definition

The privilege or immunity clause is a clause in the U.S. Constitution that ensures the privileges and immunities of citizens are not abridged through enforcements or making of any law.

This clause was included through the fourteenth amendment to the constitution. This clause is referred under USCS Const. Amend. 14, § 1. The privilege and immunity clause under the constitution is read as:

“***No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States****”.