Definition of Statutory law
1. Noun. The body of laws created by legislative statutes.
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Literary usage of Statutory law
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1. Commentaries on the Criminal Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1858)
"We shall consider the subject in the following order: I. The old English Statutory Law; II. The American Legislation; III. Expositions of Doctrines. ..."
2. Social Security: Promise and Reality by Rita Ricardo-Campbell (1977)
"How a legislative bill becomes statutory law There are many ways in which a federal bill, or legislation proposed by a member of Congress, ..."
3. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"statutory law in general.— A statute is, in a general sense, the written will of the legislature rendered authentic by certain prescribed forms and ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... of expression and to improve the technical quality of the statutory law by the establishment of legislative reference and law- drafting bureaus. ..."
5. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1912)
"Roman Elements in the statutory law, and particularly in the Partidas. § 21. The Status of the Partidas after the Ordenamiento of Alcalá (1348). § 22. ..."
6. New Commentaries on Marriage, Divorce, and Separation as to the Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1891)
"Particular Provisions of statutory law. 449. Doctrine of Chapter restated. § 384. How Chapter divided. — Remembering that our inquiry in this chapter ..."
7. Commentaries on the Law of Marriage and Divorce: With the Evidence, Practice by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1881)
"... CHAPTER V. OUR statutory law OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE, AND HOW INTERPRETED. § 86 a. Introduction. 87, 88. As between United States and States. 89-104. ..."