A legislative act or law.
Legislative enactment. A statute may be a single act of a legislature or a body of acts which are collected and arranged for a legislative session.
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 from common law. See Common law, under Common, a.
An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university.
An Act of Parliament; law enacted by Parliament.
An enforceable provision of law enacted by a Legislature by passage of an act, with general application and future effect.
a formal written enactment of a legislative body, e.g., the provincial legislature or federal Parliament.
Rules defined in law. Statutes are issued by legislative authority of the Federal or state government. Also see regulation.
n act of parliament; parliamentary legislation.
The written law in contradistinction to the unwritten law.
an act passed by a legislative body
a formal rule or regulation like the dietary laws
a formal written enactment of a legislative body declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something
a legislative policy choice, but without subsequent judicial development through the public resolution of disputes, that policy will remain stagnant, or perhaps wither entirely
an edict of the legislature
an enactment by a legislative body bringing into existence its creatures (e
an enactment of the Roman people, which it used to make on the motion of a senatorial magistrate, as for instance a consul
a "public act" within the meaning of the Full Faith and Credit Clause
A law that has been enacted (passed by Congress or a state legislature and either signed by the chief executive [president or governor] or passed over the chief executive's veto).
A written law which comes from a legislative body, rather than law established by court cases.
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A law enacted by a legislative body such as the U.S. Congress or the Colorado General Assembly.
A formal law enacted by some legislative body, as in Congress or a state legislature.
A law established by an act of the legislature.
a written law enacted by a legislature
A law adopted by the legislature.
A written law enacted by a duly organized and constituted legislative body.
A law. A Bill is called a statute once it receives Royal Assent.
A law established by a legislative body.
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.)
a law passed by a governing body such as a state legislature
Generally, a law created by a legislature.
Law made by the Parliament, enshrined in the statue book, which are binding on al subjects, of a particular country.
Law enacted by the legislative branch of the government.
Legislative enactment; it may be a single act of a legislature or a body of acts which are collected and arranged for a session of a legislature. (See statutory law.)
A law made by Parliament (State or Commonwealth). See THE LEGAL SYSTEM.
A law passed by the legislature, either on the state or federal level.
An enactment of the legislative body of a government that is formally expressed and documented as a law.
Law enacted by legislative branch of government. Also called statutory law. Compare common law.
A written law of the federal government or of a state government.
A law passed by a legislative body.
Statutes are "primary authority law passed by the federal Parliament or by provincial legislatures. The legislatures my enact entirely new statutes during a legislation session, or they may amend existing statutes by adding new wording and/or repealing existing wording." The law library provides electronic and print access to the latest sets of revised federal and provincial statutes as well as annual statutes, bills and updating services.
A law enacted by a legislative branch of government, typically through a formal act. Overtime law enacted through the Fair Labor Standards Act is an example. Compare to Code.
any law passed by a local, state, or federal legislative body.
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a law set by the Legislature
A written law; a law enacted by the legislature.
A formal enactment of the highest dignity; it may be declaratory or interpretive of the law; it may also represent a deliberate change in the law. (Hogue, Arthur R. Origins of the Common Law, 257)
A law created by a legislative body.
(O.T. only; two words derived from same root): an enactment concerning customs and right living (Ps. 119:8,12,16).
A law passed by the government. For example, the Divorce Act is a law passed by the federal government and the Parentage and Maintenance Act is a law passed by the provincial government.
A statute is law enacted by the legislature. After a statute is enacted, a state agency may adopt, amend or repeal regulations that will implement, interpret or clarify the statute.
A law passed by a provincial legislature or the federal parliament.
A law prepared by the United States Congress or a state legislature.
A law created by the Legislature.
Another name for a law. "The statutes" are the General Statutes of Connecticut.
A statute (not to be confused with "statue") is a law. Barron's Law Dictionary states that a statute is "an act of the legislature . . . by prescribed means and in certain form such that it becomes the law governing conduct within its scope. Statutes are enacted to prescribe conduct, define crimes, create inferior governmental bodies, appropriate public monies, and in general to promote the public good and welfare. Lesser governmental bodies adopt ordinances; administrative agencies adopt regulations."
A formal rule of law enacted by a governmental body.
A formal enactment of the legislature of a more permanent nature. The term "statute" is used to designate written law, as distinguished from unwritten law.
A legislative enactment.
A law enacted by the legislative branch of a government – i.e., Code of Iowa. Category: Administration
Law passed by Parliament and approved by the King.
A federal statute is a law enacted by Congress. The Endangered Species Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act are all examples of federal environmental statutes. Statutes are also referred to as "legislation," "laws," or "acts."
Basically, this means a written law from Congress or state lawmakers, while local statutes are called "ordinances."
A written law passed by a State or Commonwealth Parliament and signed into law by the Governor of a State. Breach of statute can lead to criminal proceedings, monetary penalties, or claims for damages based upon a breach of the statute or in some cases a civil claim for damages.
An act of Parliament which has received royal assent, and which may take effect as statutory law through an order-in-council.
A permanent or general law codifiedas part of the Montana Code Annotated.
The written law adopted by the Legislature as distinguished from the common law.
a law or Act enacted or passed into law by Parliament or a legislature;
A law passed by the legislative body pursuant to its constitutional authority.
the law as enacted by the legislature.
law passed by the Iowa legislature or U.S. Congress, as opposed to caselaw as developed by courts; similar to city or county ordinances
A university regulation made under the authority of the Education Act 1989, stating policy and procedures on a particular matter, usually relating to the administration of the University or the requirements for a qualification.
An act of a legislature, consistent with constitutional authority and in such proper form that it becomes the law governing the conduct to which it refers.
The general term for acts of the Legislature. Statutes are distinguished from other bodies of law, such as department rules, constitutional provisions and common law developed by the courts. Statute may also refer to the bound volumes of the law, or the MRSA.
a law passed by a legislature. Compare with case law.
A law established by an act of a legislature.
A written law enacted by the Legislature and signed by the Governor.
The written law decided by the legislative branch of government.
Law enacted by the Legislature and published as the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.).
A mere guideline for politicians. It is a mandatory law for Mullets.
Law established by an act of legislature; civil or criminal.
A written law passed by Congress or a state legislature and signed into law by the President or a state governor. (In fairly rare circumstances, a legislative act can become law without the approval of the head of the executive branch of government.) Statutes are often gathered into compilations called "codes," large sets of books that can be found in many public and all law libraries, or sometimes on the Internet.
An act of parliament; parliamentary legislation.
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.
Law enacted by legislatures or executive officers, such as codes.
A statute is a formal, written law of a country or state, written and enacted by its legislative authority, perhaps to then be ratified by the highest executive in the government, and finally published. Typically, statutes command, prohibit, or declare policy. Statutes are sometimes referred to as legislation or "black letter law."