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statute book

n
(Law) chiefly Brit a register of enactments passed by the legislative body of a state, usually made up of a series of volumes that form a complete official record: not on the statute book.

stat′ute book`


n.
a book containing the laws enacted by the legislature of a state or nation.
[1585–95]

statute book

A list of all the laws passed by a legislature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statute book - a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
legislation, statute law - law enacted by a legislative body
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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He needs no library, for he has not done thinking; no church, for he is a prophet; no statute book, for he has the lawgiver; no money, for he is value; no road, for he is at home where he is; no experience, for the life of the creator shoots through him, and looks from his eyes.
We no longer suffer them to appeal at the prison gates to the charity and compassion of the passersby; but we still leave unblotted the leaves of our statute book, for the reverence and admiration of succeeding ages, the just and wholesome law which declares that the sturdy felon shall be fed and clothed, and that the penniless debtor shall be left to die of starvation and nakedness.
This legislation will become effective upon its publication in the Kansas Statute Book.
"We are taking advice as to the legislation we need in anticipation of making sure the statute book is ready," she said.
It is a private members' bill, which means it needs lots of support to get it on to the statute book.
It is outdated and pointless, it calls itself a reviewing chamber and that its importance is in making sure that laws that are passed in the Commons make sense when they get on the statute book.
He told the Assembly: "I am in favour of marriage equality - that is why in this mandate I am determined to make what progress I can to put marriage equality on the statute book.
The move is meant to prune Britain's voluminous, centuries-old national statute book; before they're stricken, the laws--some dating to the 1200s--must first be thoroughly researched to make sure they aren't still used.
Consent The Minister of State for Home, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, on Monday, informed Parliament that the Law Commission of India, in its 210th report, had recommended that Section 309 (attempt to commit suicide) of the Indian Penal Code needs to be effaced from the Statute Book.
A new TV channel might offer full coverage of activity at the National Assembly at a lawmaker's proposal surprisingly approved during the creation of Parliament's statute book.The idea of Svetoslav Belemezov, an Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) MP, was put forward at a meeting of the temporary committee set up to prepare the book.It means that either Parliament should have its own TV station or the Bulgarian National Television (BNT), the public broadcaster regulated by the Radio and Television Act, should create another channel to air the sessions.The BNT offers coverage of parliamentary control on Friday and of part of the session Wednesday, but also in emergency situations when a crucial piece of legislation has to be voted.
LNever has this been more true than in the case of the Dangerous Dogs Act, which entered the Statute Book back in 1991 amidst a seeming epidemic of dog attacks.
Mr Cunningham, who has a bill before the Commons to introduce the ban, has offered to work with the minister to get the right legislation onto the statute book.