What is another word for statutes?

Pronunciation: [stˈat͡ʃuːts] (IPA)

Statutes refer to the official and written laws of a nation or state. Some synonyms that can be used alternatively for "statutes" include legislation, laws, rules, regulations, statutes law, and legal code. These words suggest provisions and rules that are implemented by the government to regulate and govern certain activities or behaviors in the community. Statutes are based on legal precedents established in judicial cases, and they are enforced by the judicial system. They often define the rights and responsibilities of citizens, including criminal and civil actions. Other synonyms for statutes include ordinances, edicts, acts, bills, and decrees, all of which are essential components of the legal system of a country or government.

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Usage examples for Statutes

The above information is obtained from the statutes of the United States, and is generally applicable.
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash
U.S. compiled statutes; cumulative 1923 supplement.
"U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1950 January - June"
U.S. Copyright Office
It is for me: statutes whereby I myself may live.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick

Famous quotes with Statutes

  • The equality among all members of the League, which is provided in the statutes giving each state only one vote, cannot of course abolish the actual material inequality of the powers concerned.
    Hjalmar Branting
  • If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.
    John L. Lewis
  • He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
    Abraham Lincoln
  • Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice.
    Barbara Olson
  • Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice.

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