general statute

general statute
noun

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  • general statute — n: general law Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • general statute — See general law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • general — gen·er·al / jen rəl, je nə / adj 1: involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole 2: involving, relating to, or applicable to every member of a class, kind, or group 3: not confined by specialization or limitation 4: relating to, determined by …   Law dictionary

  • general law — n: a law that is unrestricted as to time, is applicable throughout the entire territory subject to the power of the legislature that enacted it, and applies to all persons in the same class – called also general act, general statute; compare… …   Law dictionary

  • statute — A formal written enactment of a legislative body, whether federal, state, city, or county. An act of the legislature declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a particular law enacted and established by the will of the legislative… …   Black's law dictionary

  • general — From Latin word genus. It relates to the whole kind, class, or order. Leuthold v. Brandjord, 100 Mont. 96, 47 P.2d 41, 45. Pertaining to or designating the genus or class, as distinguished from that which characterizes the species or individual;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • general — From Latin word genus. It relates to the whole kind, class, or order. Leuthold v. Brandjord, 100 Mont. 96, 47 P.2d 41, 45. Pertaining to or designating the genus or class, as distinguished from that which characterizes the species or individual;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • general law — noun : a law unrestricted as to time and applicable throughout the entire territory subject to the power of the legislature that enacted it and applying to all persons in the same class in the same situation called also general act, general… …   Useful english dictionary

  • general act — Same as general statute …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • statute — stat·ute / sta chüt/ n [Latin statutum law, regulation, from neuter of statutus, past participle of statuere to set up, station, from status position, state] 1: a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government see also code, statutory law …   Law dictionary

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