Written laws

laws deriving their force from express legislative enactment, as contradistinguished from unwritten, or common, law. See the Note under Law, and Common law, under Common, a.

See also: Write

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Nor is it, moreover, right to permit written laws always to remain without alteration; for as in all other sciences, so in politics, it is impossible to express everything in writing with perfect exactness; for when we commit anything to writing we must use general terms, but in every action there is something particular to itself, which these may not comprehend; from whence it is evident, that certain laws will at certain times admit of alterations.
There are written laws -- they perish; but there are also unwritten laws -- THEY are eternal.
No, there is no law against declining--except the law of custom, which is confessedly stronger than written law, everywhere.
There's no regulation about it; there's no written law. Let the making way be equal as it usually is when refined people meet; he moves half-way and you move half-way; you pass with mutual respect."
class="MsoNormalOn Saturday, the Fida boss said that much as they stick with the written laws when handling disputes, they can try solving it through other means.
We are going to enforce the written laws and I believe you will see the benefits in the long run,' he added.
In this article we are going to talk about some of the written laws that govern cycling.
Once the NSC takes over control of a security area, security forces will have the right to search or arrest individuals without warrant if found committing, alleged to have committed or reasonably suspected of having committed any offence under written laws in the security area.
"I have written laws and regulations that businesses must comply with that further the protection of consumers and foster a competitive insurance marketplace."<br />Her unit is involved in community outreach across the state, meeting with consumers, stakeholders and insurance companies to identify issues that need attention.
10 of 2009; and Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act No.
Ethics can be discussed in the framework of "little e" and "Big E." "Little e," or "little ethics," refers to the guidelines expressed in written laws, policies, rules or regulations that help us when we face the dilemmas and decisions of daily life.