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statutes

Legal Definition of statutes

Noun

  1. The written laws approved by legislatures, parliaments or houses of assembly (i.e., politicians). Also known as "legislation". The written laws of the Canadian Province of Newfoundland, for example, are in a multi-volume set of books called the Statutes of Newfoundland.

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Definition of statutes

Noun

statutes

  1. Plural form of statute.

    The governor issued many statutes during his term.

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