The body of rules enacted by the legislation of a State.
Parliament-made law expressed in an Act.
The body of law based on statutes rather than on custom and judicial decisions. See also common law and equity.
law enacted by a legislative body
That body of law which is governed by Acts of Parliament.
The laws enacted by legislation. Subpoena An order of the court telling a person when and where to appear as a witness.
Formal documents or decrees enacted by the legislative branch of government.
It is written law enacted by the Canadian federal government which overrides any common law dealing with the same point.
The body of laws passed by Parliament.
otherwise known as Acts of Parliament, which may create entirely new law, over-rule, modify, or extend existing principles of common law or repeal or modify existing statute law.
laws promulgated by the government of a country.
the law that is made by governments. Statutes are often the result of a response to social pressures or conditions. Sometimes a statute will clarify the common law that has already been decided by judges. Other times a statute will deliberately change a principle of common law or state new principles. Statutes provide a degree of certainty to the law, although they are also open to interpretation by judges when they apply them to new cases.