HyperDic: statute_law

English > 1 sense of the expression statute law:
NOUNcommunicationstatute law, legislationlaw enacted by a legislative body
English > statute law: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaninglaw enacted by a legislative body.
Synonymlegislation
Category ofDepartment of Justice, Justice Department, Justice, DoJThe United States federal department responsible / responsible for enforcing federal laws / laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)
legislation, legislating, lawmakingThe act of making or enacting laws
unamended(of legislation) not amended
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofstatute bookA record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
Narrowerenabling legislationlegislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law
occupational safety and health act, federal job safety lawA law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
Broadercivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
Spanishlegislación, ley estatutaria
Catalanlegislació

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