Definition: law enacted by the legislature
Definition: law enacted by the legislature
Sentences Containing 'statute'
Where you find one that pays like St. Anne you find a hundred and fifty that take the benefit of the statute.
By a strict interpretation of the words, too, the operation of this statute has been limited to those trades which were established in England before the 5th of Elizabeth, and has never been extended to such as have been introduced since that time.
The manufactures of Manchester, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton, are many of them, upon this account, not within the statute, not having been exercised in England before the 5th of Elizabeth.
The sterling mark upon plate, and the stamps upon linen and woollen cloth, give the purchaser much greater security than any statute of apprenticeship.
The statute of apprenticeship may oppose it in the one case, and both that and an exclusive corporation in the other.
In the composition of this statute, the legislature itself seems to have been as negligent as the copiers were in the transcription of the other.
The authority of three justices of the peace was, by the statute of Edward VI.
But even this restraint was afterwards thought insufficient, and, by a statute of Elizabeth, the privilege of granting it was confined to the quarter-sessions.
All the freedom which the trade of the inland corn dealer has ever yet enjoyed was bestowed upon it by this statute.
The statute of the twelfth of the present king, which repeals almost all the other ancient laws against engrossers and forestallers, does not repeal the restrictions of this particular statute, which therefore still continue in force.
Yet, till wheat has risen above this latter price, it was, by this statute, subjected to a very high duty; and, till it had risen above the former, to a duty which amounted to a prohibition.
I do not observe, at least in our statute book, any encouragement given to the importation of the instruments of trade.
But, as the morals of the great body of the people are not yet so corrupt as those of the contrivers of this statute, I have not heard that any advantage has ever been taken of this clause.
By a subsequent statute, the master suffers six months imprisonment.
This statute leaves them subject to all the old duties which had ever been imposed upon them, the old subsidy, and one per cent.
There was also discussion of the specific wording of the statute.
The second, "lü" (律), is usually rendered as "statute".
Title VII also prohibits retaliation against any person for opposing any practice forbidden by statute, or for making a charge, testifying, assisting, or participating in a proceeding under the statute.
Justice Douglas dissented because he felt that the interpretation of its statute given by SEC was not within its power.
The Provincial Councils have full statute making power with respect to the Provincial Council List, and shared statute making power respect to the Concurrent List. While all matters set out in the Reserved List are under the central government.
The proposal states that there should be a legal minimum tax, written into statute.
In April 2011, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the FFRF's challenge to the NDoP, holding that the FFRF did not have standing to challenge the NDoP statute or proclamations and that only the President was injured enough to challenge the NDoP statute.
The tax was to be levied for ten years, and was sanctioned by a royal statute.
It was itself repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1871.
The Act was expressly repealed as expired by the Statute Law Revision Act 1867.
The statute of limitations for the state kidnapping law had expired in New York, but there is no statute of limitations for the federal law on kidnapping.
One of its more visible accomplishments was its involvement in the effort to extend the statute of limitations in Massachusetts.
The unusual harshness of California's train wrecking statute has been expressly recognized by its appellate courts.
The Patent Act of 1790 was the first federal patent statute of the United States.
Besides this, Canada had limited powers over her own foreign affairs until the Statute of Westminster 1931.
HSV in its club statute recognises the founding of SC Germania as its own date of origin.
The case was a challenge to a West Virginia statute that banned shipments even for personal consumption.
The passion for passing laws was ridiculed: "Enact, say our modern philosophers, enact. Pass statute after statute.
The treaty was signed in Luxembourg on October 27, 1956 by foreign ministers Heinrich von Brentano of West Germany and Christian Pineau of France, following the Saar Statute referendum on October 23, 1955 which resulted in a majority vote against the Saar Statute.
The NAACP appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, which upheld one statute but not the other.
The curing statute does "not" apply to cases for divorce or annulment.
of our Sovereigne Lord Lady the King and Queen, and against the forme of the Statute in that Case made Provided.
Based on these grounds, the NRA told the Court "the whole Statute must be voided."
The biggest of cities are "statute cities" and can have self-governing subdivisions.
This practice had been dealt with in the 1267 Statute of Marlborough.
The Act was formally repealed as expired by the Statute Law Revision Act 1867.
Justice Maureen O'Connor wrote the majority opinion, which ruled that economic benefit alone was insufficient to satisfy the eminent domain statute of the Ohio Constitution; that an Ohio statute allowing for the use of eminent domain seizures in the case of "deteriorating areas" was void for vagueness; and that the rest of this statute should remain in force.
Salgar was an outspoken opponent of President Julio César Turbay Ayala's Security Statute.
Once a bill is enacted into law it is called an "act" or "statute".
However the original statute creating the county does not site a source for the name.
Applying intermediate scrutiny, the court determined that the statute was not substantially related to the stated purpose.
The court observed that a gender neutral statute would still have the effect of providing for needy women, and that the only difference created by the Alabama statute was to also provide support for well off women that did not need support and to exclude needy men from support.
In 1963, the state of Washington enacted a statute to assume such jurisdiction.
This statute provided that the state would only assume criminal jurisdiction with a tribe's consent, with 8 exceptions.
It was formally repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1867.
More Vocab Wordscommunal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
subaltern - subordinate
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)