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Effect of independent member introducing law (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

impact

Here is my best explanation:

'effect' is the definition.

(impact is a kind of effect)

'independent member introducing law' is the subsidiary indication.

'independent' becomes 'i'.

'member' becomes 'mp'.

'introducing' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'law' becomes 'act' (I've seen this in other clues).

'i'+'mp'+'act'='impact'

'of' is the link.

(Other definitions for impact that I've seen before include "The striking of one body against another", "Forceful contact between two objects", "Forceful striking", "Hit; effect", "Forceful consequence", "Effect - collision", "Marked effect or influence", "Force of blow or collision", "Marked effect; hit" and "The striking of one thing against another".)

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