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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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statutorystat‧u‧to‧ry /ˈstætʃətəri $ -tɔːri/ ●○○ adjective  SCLLEGALfixed or controlled by law syn mandatory statutory employment rights She’s below the statutory age for school attendance.statutorily adverb
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statutoryThe point is a short one of statutory construction which appears to be free from authority.Local authorities have a statutory duty to house homeless families.The statutory fine for this offence is $250.A code of practice is not legally enforceable, like a statutory instrument, for example.Mr. Allen One is tempted to ask why the statutory instrument is needed.Simply implementing the Directive by means of a statutory instrument would result in yet another regime relating solely to consumer contracts.Officers have a statutory obligation to report any crime committed by a government employee.Section 26 repeals a number of existing statutory provisions which allowed summary arrest.There would have been no more than the statutory redundancies.So there aren't a great many local statutory reporting requirements to meet.statutory requirements for clinical laboratoriesWhen you buy something, you have certain statutory rights as a consumer.The House will know that the Government thought long and hard about their decision to retain the statutory training board.
From Longman Business Dictionarystatutorystat‧u‧to‧ry /ˈstætʃətəri-tɔːri/ adjectiveLAW fixed or controlled by lawSome trustees have special statutory powers of investment.This statement does not affect the statutory rights of the consumer.statutorily adverba statutorily prescribed procedure
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