statutory law

Definition of "statutory law"
  1. This is the type of law contained in formal, written legislation passed by a legislative body, and it is often distinguished from unwritten, traditional common law
How to use "statutory law" in a sentence
  1. To ensure a clear policy on workplace harassment, the company strictly adheres to the statutory law.
  2. They were able to avoid legal repercussions by exploiting a loophole in the statutory law.
  3. Changes to statutory law regarding environmental protections have prompted several businesses to alter their operations.

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