statute

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separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will) article , clause
statute in draft before it becomes law bill , measure
statute regulating work on Sundays blue law
statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles bottle bill
surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty) extradition
statute that would regulate farm production and prices farm bill
contract whose performance by one party is contingent on the outcome of a bet; unenforceable by statute in most jurisdictions gambling contract
unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute illegality
lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute legality
statute enacted by a city government ordinance
preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose) preamble
in probate law: the legal right of a surviving spouse to elect to take either what the deceased spouse gave under the will or the share of the estate as set forth by statute right of election
heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with rubric , statute title , title
statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken statute of limitations
punishable by statute statutory
required by statute statutory
statute that would regulate foreign trade trade bill
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