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Word: statutory

Definition: created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit

Sentences Containing 'statutory'

All these different statutory regulations seem to have been made with great propriety.
By old English statutory law, the whale is declared "a royal fish."* Oh, that's only nominal!
Clean Water Act sections 212, 319, and 320 provide the statutory authority for programs funded by the CWSRF.
During his tenure, Council staff and operations were thoroughly reorganized, focusing on its two statutory obligations - public policy recommendations, and administration of educational programs.
Each overseas collectivity has its own statutory laws.
In case of a medical procedure patent issued after 1996, a U.S. infringer may also raise a statutory safe harbor defense to infringement.
In domestic policy, statutory minimum wages were introduced in 1959, while major initiatives were made in social security.
In some countries a statutory or government-granted monopoly was created, which was controlled by legislation (for example Eskom in South Africa).
In this second case, an Order in Council is merely another form of Statutory Instrument (in the UK, regulated by the Statutory Instruments Act 1946), albeit subject to more formalities than a simple statutory instrument.
It is a statutory requirement for colleges offering any program in engineering or technology in the state to be affiliated with the university.
It is managed as a nature reserve by the Hampshire Wildlife Trust. It does not have any statutory protection, such as SSSI status.
Its statutory functions were to conduct research on radiological protection and provide advice and information on the subject to Government Departments and others.
James Kakooza is a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises.
Judicial deference to agency decisions is what has kept them in effect, despite the difference between these and the statutory criteria.
List of Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland, 1978
On reflection, I suspect that its problem was that it could not really demonstrate that acquiring 'all' of the trackbed was within its statutory purposes and justify any expenditure on it.
Orders in Council as Statutory Instruments.
Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) is a statutory semi-autonomous department of Government of Pakistan.
Reserve Bank's Statutory Responsibilities.
SCORE is a statutory board under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Scottish Natural Heritage is the statutory body responsible for natural heritage management in Scotland.
Some of his statutory lectures are published in his "Lectures on Mediaeval and Modern History".
Statutory Authorities reporting to the Department include:
Subsequently it was then designated a bird sanctuary under Wild Bird Statutory Instrument 1956 No 333 (S10).
Such benefits are a matter of statutory entitlement for persons qualified to receive them.
The agency is part of the Department of Transport but has a distinct statutory charter and powers.
The Ballast Board then approved a light in 1833 and Statutory Sanction was obtained from Trinity House.
The British Transport Commission installed a centrifugal pump to maintain the statutory minimum water level.
The court considered the statutory defense that the promotions serve "substantial business and social purposes", but concluded that merely being profitable is not a sufficient defense.
The Department of Transport (DOT) oversees and coordinates the activities of the agencies which can be divided into three main types - statutory offices, statutory authorities and independent transport safety agencies.
The Legal Aid Commission of Victoria (LACV) was set up in 1978 as an independent statutory body.
The Premier announced that the Taxi Services Commission was to be established as a statutory authority.
The present Register is voluntary — it is not required by any Act of Parliament — but the UKCP is campaigning with other related organisations for the statutory regulation of the "talking therapy" professions.
The statutory authorities are - These agencies are structurally separate from the Department of Transport.
The statutory nature of the trackbed meant that it could not be sold off piecemeal, unless an Abandonment Order (which extinguished the statutory powers that the trackbed enjoyed) was first obtained.
The statutory offices include the Transport Infrastructure Development Agent.
The total length of statutory main river which the authority was responsible for was 905 miles [1,445 km].
The Veterinary Council of India is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Government of India.
The WSHC is an industry-led Statutory Body that is based in Singapore.
This act clearly violated the status of the Protestant regional churches as statutory bodies (), subjecting them to Jäger's orders.
This is a list of statutory boards controlled by the central government of Sri Lanka.
This is an incomplete list of Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland in 1978.
This lawsuit has then been the subject of many legal turns during 2007 and 2008, primarily focused on procedural and statutory issues.
This statutory enactment established mandatory minimum sentencing for several crimes.
This was in excess of the statutory blocking vote of 10%.
Under 28 U.S.C. § 100, Maryland consists of a single federal judicial district with two statutory divisions.
Under the Act, the Commissioner was granted wide statutory powers, and decisions of the Commissioner could be appealed directly to the Full Court of the High Court.
Welfare benefits are a matter of statutory entitlement for persons qualified to receive them and procedural due process is applicable to their termination.
While ill with cancer in February 2006 he prepared a statutory declaration declaring his nephew Murrundindi his successor as Wurundjeri Ngurungaeta.
]] In the United States workers generally must be paid no less than the statutory minimum wage.

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