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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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Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972 states: "[If] a member of a local authority fails throughout a period of six consecutive months from the date of his last attendance to attend any meeting of the authority, he shall, unless the failure was due to some reason approved by the authority before the expiry of that period, cease to be a member of the authority.
They are discussing whether the Local Government Act was working and hearing presentations from experts and academics.
We believe this government act that encourages Green buildings and initiatives to be an extremely positive development for our company," said Kip Hirschbach, CEO of Axis Technologies.
In doing so, the programme will support transition to the new local government system introduced through the Punjab Local Government Act (PLGA) of 2013.
The Connected Government Act will expand access to government services and information by requiring that all new federal websites are mobile-friendly.
Chief ECP asked for proof of show-case notice for Vohra, to which Sattar replied that under Sindh Local Government Act, a show-cause notice is not imperative.
BANNU -- The local government representatives, belonging to different union councils of Bannu Saturday have threatened to start protest sit-in in Peshawar from tomorrow (Monday) if authorities fail to give powers and funds to them under Local Government Act, 2013.
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SECTION 123(2A) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne intends to dispose of a piece of land comprising approximately 28.
Using a provision of the Local Government Act 1972, local supporters of the UK Independence Party have exercised the right of the parish of East Stoke, near Ware-ham, Dorset, to hold the poll.
The Openness Promotes Effectiveness in Our National Government Act (SB 849), known as the OPEN Government Act, is a bipartisan Senate bill co-sponsored by Sens.
The Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National (OPEN) Government Act of 2005, S.
A STATEMENT from Mr Goodway's office last night said, ``Under the Local Government Act 2000 councils are obliged to keep a publicly available register of members' interests.

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