stat·u·to·ry /'sta-chə-ˌtōr-ē/ adj1: of or relating to a statute or statutesa statutory provision2: enacted, created, regulated, or defined by statutea statutory presumptiona statutory insiderstat·u·to·ri·ly /ˌsta-chə-'tōr-ə-lē/ adv
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
according to law, authorized, established, fixed, lawful, legal, legalized, legislative, legislatorial, licit, sanctioned, within the law
associated concepts: statutory crime
due (regular), forensic, law-abiding, lawful, legal, legislative, legitimate (rightful), licit, rightful, valid
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Related to statutes; required by or governed by a statute.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
prescribed, authorised or recognised by a statute.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
Created, defined, or relating to a statute; required by statute; conforming to a statute.
Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.
Created, defined, or relating to a statute; required by statute; conforming to a statute.II Relating to a statute; created or defined by a law.
Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.
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statutory — stat‧u‧to‧ry [ˈstætʆtri ǁ tɔːri] adjective LAW fixed or controlled by law: • Some trustees have special statutory powers of investment. • This statement does not affect the statutory rights of the consumer. statutorily adverb : • a statutoril … Financial and business terms
Statutory — Stat u*to*ry (st[a^]t [ u]*t[ o]*r[y^]; 135), a. Enacted by statute; depending on statute for its authority; as, a statutory provision. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
statutory GP — See statutory grievance procedure. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 … Law dictionary
statutory — вЂњpertaining to statues,вЂќ 1766, from STATUTE (Cf. statute) + ORY (Cf. ory). Statutory rape attested from 1898 … Etymology dictionary
statutory — ► ADJECTIVE 1) required, permitted, or enacted by statute. 2) having come to be required or expected due to being done regularly. DERIVATIVES statutorily adverb … English terms dictionary
statutory — [stach′o͞o tôr΄ē] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, a statute or statutes 2. fixed, authorized, or established by statute 3. declared by statute to be such, and hence legally punishable: said of an offense … English World dictionary
statutory — Relating to a statute; created or defined by a statute; required by a statute; conforming to a statute @ statutory bond One that either literally or substantially meets requirements of statute. Southern Surety Co. v. United States Cast Iron Pipe… … Black's law dictionary
statutory — adj. required, permitted, or enacted by statute (statutory minimum; statutory provisions). Phrases and idioms: statutory rape US the act of sexual intercourse with a minor. Derivatives: statutorily adv … Useful english dictionary
statutory — stat|u|to|ry [ˈstætʃutəri US to:ri] adj fixed or controlled by law ▪ statutory employment rights ▪ She s below the statutory age for school attendance. >statutorily adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
statutory — [[t]stæ̱tʃʊtəri, AM tɔːri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Statutory means relating to rules or laws which have been formally written down. [FORMAL] We had a statutory duty to report to Parliament. Derived words: statutorily [[t]stæ̱tʃʊtərɪli, AM… … English dictionary