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Any law enacted by a state legislature.

statute (stach´ūt),

n a law enacted and established by a legislative department of government.
statute of frauds,
n a requirement that, for legal validity, contracts for conveying real property or contracts for the performance of personal services requiring a year or more to perform must be in writing.
statute of limitations,
n a statute that sets a time limit within which legal action on certain causes of action must be brought.
statute, wrongful death,
n a statute that provides for the recovery of damages by a party other than the party who received the fatal injuries.
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I am pleased to see that, in addition to the city charters for Calgary and Edmonton, we are moving forward on an updated Municipal Government Act.
The petitioners prayed that the alleged impugned section 25(k) of the draft Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Act, 2015 be declared as illegal and unconstitutional.
Good governance and compliance with the Local Government Act 1989 are matters I take very seriously.
Paragraph 19 of Cardiff Council's code of conduct for councillors states: Any disclosed interests must be registered in the register maintained by the monitoring officer under Section 81(1) of the Local Government Act 2000.
In so doing, Cardinal Winning put himself at the forefront of opposition to scrap Clause 28, a controversial section of the Local Government Act.
If you promise never to tell Ken Starr, I'm keeping your book and plan to enjoy it greatly, The Ethics in Government Act not withstanding.
A spokesman for the Scotch Whisky Association said: "It is vital the Government act to remove the outdated discrimination which hinders whisky sales in the home market.
The Ethics in Government Act, which permitted appointed lawyers accountable to no one to waste untold millions on dollars on mostly fruitless fishing expeditions, was a bad idea from the beginning.
Khan, Nisar Ahmed at a sensitization seminar on Local government Act 2013 organized by the Local Government Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) with the support of Sub- National Governance Programme, here on Tuesday.
In accordance with paragraph 25(1) of Schedule 14 to the Local Government Act 1972, it is hereby resolved that section 17 of the Public Health Act 1925 shall apply throughout the administrative area of Northumberland County Council.
DISPOSAL OF LAND HELD AS PUBLIC OPEN SPACE SP THE COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLESBROUGH NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 Section 123 as amended by the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980 Section 118 schedule 23 Part V the Council of the Borough of Middlesbrough intend to dispose of 0.
PESHAWAR -- In a meeting over Local Government Act, 2013, the parliamentary members assured participants their valuable suggestions and demands would be forwarded to high ups.

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