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statute

Any law enacted by a state legislature.
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The jurisdiction of the Court to require officers of the Commonwealth to act within the law cannot be taken away by Parliament.' (113) Parliament may of course change the content of statute law subject to the Constitution.
(9) P S Atiyah, 'Common Law and Statute Law' (1985) 48 Modern Law Review 1, 1.
The Statute Law Database provides an authoritative and easy-to-use historical database of UK statute law and can be used as a tool for professionals who need to keep up with changes to the law as well as those who have an interest in historic and current legislation, said a minister at DCA.
In that draft, "the Statute law of the several States in force for the time being and their unwritten or common law now in use, whether by adoption from the common law of England, the ancient statutes of the same or otherwise," would provide the "rules of decision" in federal courts, absent controlling federal law.
Visit www.ene.gov.on.ca/envision/techdocs/5290e.pdf for Technical Brief of the Environmental Enforcement Statute Law Amendment Act (Bill 133)--a guide that provides details on what is currently enforceable.
Currently there are 220 laws listed in the Statute Law (Pre 1922) Bill destined for the history book.
Since the Labour Relations Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 received Royal Assent on June 13, many card-based applications and requests for interim relief have been filed.
In both her contributions Jean Zorn, making a welcome return to Pacific legal debates, describes particular cases in which customary law, statute law and ethical positions have to be reconciled.
Typically, argues LeRoy Panek, hard-boiled heroes react against "absolutes, authority, and power" and are attuned to "the conflict between statute law and natural law" (219).
This is an urgent issue, but we don't want just anything to come out of it." Other participants saw the Statute law also as a chance to protect mutuals, which have seen a decline in recent years.
To them, the triumph of Parliament at the end of the seventeenth century meant the Great Charter had lost its special place as fundamental law standing above statute law; the nation's legislative assembly had replaced it, however inadequately', as the protector of the people's liberties.
(174) "[B]y the early twentieth century statute law had increased in reach and density to become the central element of law, showing sustained lines of policy as sturdy as judicial precedent." (175)