The word "statutory" describes something determined or controlled by a law, or statute. "Nonstatutory" refers to something based on customs or precedents. Most people simply use the phrase common law instead of nonstatut... More »

Statutory provisions expand on the subject matter of the statute, or law, to provide more information about who the law applies to, when it applies and what the penalties are for violating it. Some statutes direct a citi... More »

A statutory requirement is a requirement written into a law passed by a legislative body, while regulatory requirements are those requirements made by a government agency in accordance with the law, according to the Mary... More »

Posted speed limit signs are examples of statutory law. A statutory law is any law that the legislature establishes as a statute, which means it is formally written and enacted. More »

In the context of government and law, a formal amendment is "an addition or alteration made to a constitution, statute, or legislative bill or resolution," according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. The U.S. Constitution ... More »

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A domestic violence law is any statute that punishes people who cause physical or emotional harm to family members or anyone they share a close relationship with, says HG.org. The majority of domestic violence cases are ... More »

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A statute of limitations is a law that sets a deadline charging someone with committing a crime for filing suit after an injury has been suffered.The statute of limitations deadlines vary depending on the jurisdiction an... More »