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statutes definition and meaning

n. 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. See Common law, under Common, a.
a. An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university.
a. An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; -- called also statute fair.

Crossword clues for statutes

- A decree
- Corporate law
- Established rule
- Law
- Law enacted by legislature
- Written rule
- Enabling acts
- Laws
- Laws first tabled in monuments
- Laws passed by a legislative body
- Written laws passed by legislative bodies

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