Category:Statutes

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English: A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a state, city, or county. Typically, statutes command or prohibit something, or declare policy. The word is often used to distinguish law made by legislative bodies from case law and the regulations or by-laws issued by government authorities. Statutes differ from constititions, as in most (but not all) modern states the constitution has supremacy over ordinary statute law.
statutory law 
written law set down by a legislature or by a legislator
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Subclass of law
Has part
  • Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Said to be the same as
  • Q1519092
Authority control
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Subcategories

This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.

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