statutory

[stach-oo-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a statute.
2.
prescribed or authorized by statute.
3.
conforming to statute.
4.
(of an offense) recognized by statute; legally punishable.

Origin:
1710–20; statute + -ory1

statutorily, adverb
nonstatutory, adjective
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statutory (ˈstætjʊtərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or having the nature of a statute
2.  prescribed or authorized by statute
3.  of an offence
 a.  recognized by statute
 b.  subject to a punishment or penalty prescribed by statute
 
'statutorily
 
adv

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Example sentences for statutory
The concept of statutory torts is not held throughout all commonlaw countries, however.
Even if nothing is stolen in a burglary, the act is a statutory offense.
In the uk, registration is only now becoming statutory and administered by the hpc.
The coast guard has many statutory missions, which are listed below in this article.
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