A book in which laws are written.
More example sentences
- Consequently, compared to common law countries, civil law countries have weak judiciaries - and long statute books.
- For my part, I have seen those as issues of law which would be shown by reference to the statute books, rather than as issues to be included in the statement of facts.
- It does, of course, include many such rules and decisions and these can be found, paradigmatically, in statute books, judicial decisions and, of course, written constitutions.
Definition of statute book in:
- The British & World English dictionary