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.
Debate on the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, which is being handled by the Justice and Legal Affairs committee, whose chairman is Baringo North MP William Cheptumo, was also shelved.
Through The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2015, Jubilee did away with elaborate statutory procedures and requirements for recruiting and dismissing both Deputy IGs and the Director of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
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.
Today, Ontario passed the Representation Statute Law Amendment Act to improve representation for those living in the province's northernmost communities.
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.
The State has made abundant provision by statute law for the intellectual training of its youth.
31) But what makes his article significant, and so the focus of my contribution to this volume, is the attempt to identify the core themes and concerns of Australian statute law and common law respectively in order to explain the nature of their relationship and, most importantly, how it might bear upon three of the major issues which faced the common law in 1992 and, arguably, now: '.
Clause 23 was repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969 (c.
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'.
The Magna Carta's main tenets were integrated into English statute law by 1300 and common law thereafter.