statutory

[stˈat͡ʃuːtəɹɪ], [stˈat‍ʃuːtəɹɪ], [s_t_ˈa_tʃ_uː_t_ə_ɹ_ɪ]

Definitions of statutory:

  1.   Enacted by statute: depending on statute for its authority. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Enacted by statute. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Enacted or imposed by statute, or law; depending on statute, or law, for its authority. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for statutory:

  1. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations. – Earl Blumenauer
  2. I didn't want to make it a lifetime thing. I don't believe in statutory term limits, but people can limit themselves if they want to, and that's what I decided to do. – George J. Mitchell
  3. However, the sovereignty of the states is constitutionally defined and recognized, while the powers of the local government in Puerto Rico are defined by, and subject to alteration under, federal statutory law. – Dick Thornburgh

Usage examples for statutory:

  1. “ " In making that request, counsel must be aware that it is one of the statutory provisions of safety to the accused, whom the law holds innocent until proved guilty, that no coercion can be employed to extort answers. ” – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. It is, whether the statutory law of the United States has or has not been violated? ” – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  3. School lands are open to purchase by any citizen of the United States, and in the case of California school lands the statutory price is one dollar and twenty- five cents per acre. ” – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  4. 2. Mechanical Rights and Statutory Royalties. ” – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  5. And now we find the first statutory origin of that utterly fallacious principle- although alive to- day- that the state, in a free country, a legislature- governed country, has the right, when expedient, to fix the price of anything, wages or other commodities; fallacious, I say, except possibly as to the charges of corporations, which are given special privileges by the government; the principle, which prevailed throughout the Middle Ages, of fixing the prices of all things. ” – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  6. The purpose of the organization was to oppose by legal proceedings the boycotts of trade unions, and to secure statutory enactments against the boycott. ” – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  7. “ " You were speaking pretty freely of statutory grounds," he said, raising his voice. ” – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  8. “ A profitable banking concern once fairly in operation, and backed by the security of these statutory imposts, what more could the investor require for his capital? ” – A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman
  9. “ A singular conversation gave to this limited creation, this statutory intelligence, an identity sufficient for practical convenience. ” – Real Ghost Stories by William T. Stead
  10. It is now very difficult to obtain sanction to the dismissal of a corrupt or inefficient officer, unless he has been judicially convicted of a statutory offence. ” – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman

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