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statute book

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstatute bookˈstatute book noun 🔊 🔊 on the statute book
Examples from the Corpus
statute bookIt is clear that the Government are determined that the Bill will be on the statute book before the general election.The hon. Gentleman said that I had said that we would keep internment on the statute book.The number of laws on the statute book increases cumulatively since governments repeal relatively few laws.I repeat what I have said before: internment has been retained on the statute book.
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