statute law
Noun

statute law (plural statute laws)

  1. (legal, countable) A law enacted by a legislative body, as opposed to a regulation made by the executive branch.
  2. (legal, uncountable) The complete corpus of laws enacted by legislation and currently in effect within a jurisdiction, as opposed to regulation.
Synonyms
  • (the complete corpus of laws enacted by legislation and current in effect within a jurisdiction) statutory law
Translations
  • French: droit législatif
  • German: Gesetzesrecht
  • Russian: стату́тное пра́во



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