statute law


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statute law

n.
A law established by legislative enactment.

statute law

n
1. (Law) a law enacted by a legislative body
2. (Law) a particular example of this
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statute law - law enacted by a legislative bodystatute law - law enacted by a legislative body  
lawmaking, legislating, legislation - the act of making or enacting laws
enabling legislation - legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law
federal job safety law, occupational safety and health act - a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
statute book - a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
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"
civil law - the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
unamended - (of legislation) not amended
References in classic literature ?
The precise extent of the common law, and the statute law, the maritime law, the ecclesiastical law, the law of corporations, and other local laws and customs, remains still to be clearly and finally established in Great Britain, where accuracy in such subjects has been more industriously pursued than in any other part of the world.
Treasury opted to have insurance security in form of a policy bought from SACE well aware that section 20 of the Insurance Act had been amended in 2017, through a Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act.
It became from then on Statute Law that the UK would depart from the EU.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on July 5 signed into law the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2019 which among others amended the Prevention of Terrorism Act expanding the counter-terrorism agency's mandate.
* Bill 29: Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017 which corrects inconsistencies and errors in the statutes of the Northwest Territories.
"As a President of Uzbekistan and a guarantee of the Constitution, I consider the ensuring supremacy of statute law, protection of rights and freedom of every citizen in our society as a sacred duty," Mirziyoyev said.
We maintain, repair and enhance assets to make them inherently safer, and inspect, test and certify structures in accordance with standards set out by statute law or the manufacturer.
That was undertaken in the excellent article 'The Osmond Case: Common Law and Statute Law' by then Chairperson of the Law Reform Commission of Victoria David St L.
The particular interactions between statutes and the non-statutory law of trusts can be located on the larger canvas of the relationship between the common law, used in its broadest sense, and the statute law generally, a relationship which Gleeson CJ once described as 'symbiotic'.
In the UK, the common law and statute law is applied in public sex environments where passersby will likely chance upon other people having sex.
Judges have to apply the law as it stands, whether they personally agree with it or not, and this is so especially where statute law governs the matters in issue.
So much then for our PM's 2017 veiled in/ out referendum which isn't even written into statute law.