statutory law

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stat′utory law′


n.
the written law enacted by a legislature, as distinguished from unwritten law or common law.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.statutory law - the body of laws created by legislative statutes
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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For example, statuary law is easier to prove using an authenticated text obtained via diplomatic channels while common law is more difficult to prove using this method, and courts can apply simple law directly after it is translated while complex law necessitates involvement of experts and makes matters more difficult for courts.
Is it appropriate that Majlis turns a set of voluntary actions to statuary law and makes them binding for government?
To make their demand for 'visa processing fees' sound credible, they even go as far as saying that this 'policy' apparently is in line with the 'Expatriate Statuary Law of UAE in compliance with the U.