Definition of Statutory

1. Adjective. Relating to or created by statutes. "Statutory law"

Partainyms: Statute

2. Adjective. Prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute. "Statutory rape"
Similar to: Legal

Definition of Statutory

1. a. Enacted by statute; depending on statute for its authority; as, a statutory provision.

Definition of Statutory

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, enacted or regulated by a statute. ¹

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Definition of Statutory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Statutory

statute book
statute books
statute law
statute mile
statute miles
statute of frauds
statute of limitations
statute title
statutes of frauds
statutory (current term)
statutory declaration
statutory declarations
statutory law
statutory offence
statutory offense
statutory rapes

Literary usage of Statutory

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"70), against a stockholder thereof upon his statutory individual liability to depositors of the bank (Civil Code 1910, § 2270), is the defendant entitled to ..."

2. Hand-book of the Law of Torts by Edwin Ames Jaggard (1895)
"In order that a complainant may recover for negligence in the performance of statutory duty, he must show— (a) That he is within the class for whose benefit ..."

3. Parliamentary Debates: Senate and House of Representatives by Australia Parliament (1911)
"For instance, under the Act relating to -statutory declarations, ... I do not think it is fair to call upon any individual to make a statutory declaration, ..."

4. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1899)
"statutory Suit to Quiet Title — Legislation. — The equity jurisdiction to quiet title, independent of statute, was only invoked by a plaintiff in possession ..."

5. The Student's Conveyancing: Being Specially Intended for the Use of by Albert Gibson, Robert McLean (1885)
"statutory Mortgages. Where the case is a simple one, and the amount of the loan ... 26 of this act, a statutory form of mortgage (vide Part I. of the Third ..."

6. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"In the absence of statutory changes, gratuitous promises under ... In New York by express statutory provision and in New Jersey by judicial construction, ..."

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