statutory

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minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union age of consent
system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws case law , common law , precedent
accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state certified public accountant , CPA
statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote) enfranchisement , franchise
official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers hearing examiner , hearing officer
statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat sex crime , sex offense , sexual abuse , sexual assault
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