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statutory US English

Required, permitted, or enacted by statute

statutory rape US English

(In some jurisdictions) sexual intercourse with a minor

statutory tenant US English

A person who is legally entitled to remain in a property although their original tenancy has expired

statutory declaration US English

A prescribed declaration, made under statutory authority, which may in certain cases be substituted for a statement on oath

statutory instrument US English

A government or executive order of subordinate legislation

statutory law in common law US English

The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Often contrasted with statutory law


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