statute

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Written law, as laid down by the legislature
Legislated rule of society which has been given the force of law by those it governs
any authoritatively declared rule, ordinance, decree, or law
{n} an act of the legislature, law, decree
Rules defined in law Statutes are issued by legislative authority of the Federal or state government Also see regulation
enacted by a legislative body; "statute law"; "codified written laws"
A law enacted by the legislative branch of the government as distinguished from case law (law made by courts)
An enactment of the legislative body of a government that is formally expressed and documented as a law
A statute is a rule or law which has been made by a government or other organization and formally written down. The new statute covers the care for, bringing up and protection of children. limitations statute of Provisors Statute of Westminster Statute of
{i} law enacted by a legislature (not by a court); law or rule of a company or organization
An act of the legislature of a state or country, declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a positive law; the written will of the legislature expressed with all the requisite forms of legislation; used in distinction fraom common law
an act passed by a legislative body
A law passed by a state legislature
legislative enactment
A law created by the Legislature
a law, as in: The statute of limitations has passed for that particular crime
A law enacted by the legislative branch of a government
(RWT) A law passed by a legislature statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights
An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university
A law passed by a legislature
A law
A law enacted by the legislative branch of government
A law passed by a legislature statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights
A statute is an act of the provincial legislature or of federal Parliament It is a piece of legislation to describe law; for example, define crimes, prescribe conduct, etc return to index
the law as enacted by the legislature
The name of the statute associated with each of the permits and identifiers linked to the facility: CAA = the Clean Air Act; CWA = the Clean Water Act; RCRA = the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; and EP313 = the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, Section 313 (also known as the Toxics Release Inventory Program)
a formal written enactment of a legislative body, e g , the provincial legislature or federal Parliament
An act of the legislature Common law is made up of the various court decisions over the years Case law may be altered by statute
Legislated rule of society which has the force of law
An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; called also statute fair
A law enacted by a legislative body The laws enacted by Congress are published in a series of volumes entitled Statutes at Large
An act of the legislature declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something
A codified law (NOTE: "Codify" means "to arrange laws systematically " A codified law is one that has been incorporated into that section of the ORS that it amends, modifies, or accompanies )
See Common law, under Common, a
a law passed by a governing body such as a state legislature
A law established by an act of the legislature
Generally, a law created by a legislature
statute book
All the statutes and laws of a given jurisdiction, whether or not listed in an actual book
statute books
plural form of statute book
statute law
Any law enacted by a legislative body
statute mile
A standard land mile of 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards or 1.609344 kilometers
statute of frauds
A statute that bars enforcement of an oral contract
statute of limitations
Any law that sets a time limit, after which a person may not be tried for a crime, or after which some other legal action may not take place
statute of limitations
(Kanun) Law - a statute limiting the period for the bringing of certain kinds of actions
statute of limitations
(Kanun) A statute limiting the period for the bringing of certain kinds of actions
Statute of Provisors
(1351) Law passed by the English Parliament during the reign of Edward III. It set up procedures to increase royal control over the papal practice of making appointments to church benefices in England, and damaged English relations with the church
Statute of Westminster
(1931) Parliamentary statute that effected the equality of Britain and the then-dominions of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, and Newfoundland. It confirmed declarations made at British imperial conferences in 1926 and 1930 that the self-governing dominions were to be regarded as "autonomous communities within the British Empire." United in their allegiance to the crown, the countries individually controlled their own domestic and foreign affairs as equal members of the British Commonwealth of Nations
statute book
codex, book containing laws
statute book
a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
statute book
The statute book is a record of all the laws made by the government. The Bill could reach the statute book by the summer if it attracts the support of Home Office ministers. on the statute book officially part of the law
statute law
law enacted by a legislative body
statute law
The laws enacted by legislation, as opposed to common law
statute law
system of written laws set by legislature
statute law
The laws enacted by legislation
statute law
Formal documents or decrees enacted by the legislative branch of government
statute law
A law established by legislative enactment. the whole group of written laws established by a parliament, council etc common law
statute law
It is written law enacted by the Canadian federal government which overrides any common law dealing with the same point
statute mill
one dry mile, one regular mile, 5280 feet
statute of frauds
A statute that requires contracts dealing with specific types of areas (land and marriage, for instance) to be in writing in order to be enforceable
statute of frauds
(legal term) That part of a state law, which requires that certain instruments, such as deeds, real estate sales contracts and certain leases, be in writing in order to be legally enforceable
statute of frauds
State law which provides that certain contracts be in writing in order to be enforceable by law
statute of frauds
That law which requires certain contracts to be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith in order to be legally enforceable
statute of frauds
A statutory requirement that certain contracts must be in writing
statute of frauds
Requirement that a contract must be in writing and signed to be enforceable
statute of frauds
State law which provides that certain contracts must be in writing in order to be enforceable at law
statute of frauds
A law which provides that certain contracts must be in writing in order to be enforceable at law It includes real estate contracts
statute of frauds
State law, [founded on ancient English law], which requires that contracts must be reduced to written form if it is to be enforced
statute of frauds
State law that requires certain contracts to be in writing and signed by the party to be charged (or held) to the agreement in order to be legally enforceable
statute of frauds
The state law which requires that certain contracts, including those for the sale of real property, must by in writing
statute of frauds
The part of a state law that requires certain instrument, such as deeds, real estate sales contracts and certain leases, to be in writing to be legally enforceable
statute of frauds
Statue dictating what types of contracts must be in writing to be enforceable Contracts concerning real estate must comply with the statute of frauds
statute of frauds
The law requires that certain contracts, such as agreements of sale, to be in writing in order to be enforceable
statute of frauds
A state law requiring that certain contracts be in writing In real estate, a contract for the sale of land must be in writing to be enforceable
statute of frauds
A state law that requires certain classes of contracts, engagements and/or transfers of interest in real estate to be made in writing in order to be enforceable in a court of law Details of this law vary from one state to another (The original Statute of Frauds was passed in England in 1677 )
statute of frauds
The law which requires among other things, that all contracts transferring real estate, or for the leasing of property for over one year, must be in writing to be enforceable
statute of frauds
A state of law which provides that certain contracts must be in writing in order to be enforceable at law Examples: a real property lease for more than one year; an agent's authorization to sell real estates
statute of frauds
A law requiring certain agreements to be in writing in order to be enforceable, including an agreement for the sale of real property
statute of limitations
law that determines the time frame within which a particular offense can be prosecuted
statute of limitations
A statute setting a time limit on legal action in certain cases. statutes of limitations a law which gives the period of time within which action may be taken on a legal question or crime. Legislative act restricting the time within which legal proceedings may be brought, usually to a fixed period after the occurrence of the events that gave rise to the cause of action. Such statutes are enacted to protect persons against claims made after evidence has been lost, memories have faded, or witnesses have disappeared. The periods prescribed for different actions in different jurisdictions vary considerably
statute of limitations
a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken
statute-barred debt
debt that cannot be claimed legally for repayment because the time allowed to file suit has passed
laughing heir statute
A statute that prohibits inheritance from passing to an heir that is too distantly removed from the deceased
long arm statute
In the law of civil procedure, a statute which establishes the activities by a potential defendant which will give the courts of a state personal jurisdiction over that defendant
long-arm statute
Alternative spelling of long arm statute
survival statute
A statute that preserves for his estate a decedent's cause of action for infliction of pain and suffering and related damages suffered up to the moment of death
wrongful death statute
A statute that provides relief from the common law rule that the death of an individual cannot be the basis of a cause of action in a civil suit
heart balm statute
(Kanun) Legislation which abolishes causes of action for alienation of affections, breach of promise to marry, criminal conversation, or seduction. Clark, The Law of Domestic Relations in the United States vol. I, 659 (2d ed. 1988)
Butler Statute
Tennessee (USA) state law passed in 1925 which forbid teaching any theory denying creationism in public schools
statutes
Individual laws that comprise the Illinois Compiled Statutes
statutes
Statutes of Georgia State University, Approved by the Faculty, November 10, 1975; regularly amended
statutes
Written laws enacted by the legislature
statutes
Laws, Acts of Parliament
statutes
- another term for the laws that govern a state or nation These laws are written down and promulgated by the legislative branch of the government
statutes
Normally strange set of rules set down by the founder of each college For example, the laundress at New College must be ``of such age and condition that no sinister suspicion can, or ought to fall on her ''
statutes
Enacted bills, which are chaptered by the Secretary of State in the order in which they become law
statutes
a law passed by law makers
statutes
Laws of the State of Michigan enacted by the Legislature
statutes
Virtually the same as decrees (see separate entry), they almost always designate laws of a particular council or synod rather than pontifical laws
statutes
The compilation of all enacted laws
statutes
Compilation of all enacted bills, chaptered by the Secretary of State in the order in which they became law, and prepared in book form by the State Printer
statutes
  The laws created by acts of the Legislature   (See LAW)
statutes
plural of statute
statutes
broad laws passed by legislatures One of the types of written law
statutes
The codified body of law known as the Hawaii Revised Statutes
statutes
­­ Laws issued by the state or federal legislature
statutes
"Statutes" are acts of a legislature Depending upon its context in usage, a statute may mean a single act of a legislature or a body of acts which are collected and arranged according to a scheme or for a session of a legislature or parliament
statutes
Individual laws which comprise the Florida Statutes
statutes
Laws enacted by the legislative branch upon which educational regulations are based
statutes
Laws adopted by legislative bodies
statute
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