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The statutory revision reduces from felonies to misdemeanors most drug possession charges and some property crimes.
Last week, Trump blindsided Mnuchin during negotiations over lifting the government's statutory borrowing limit — an issue that is central to the job of Treasury secretary.
The lobby groups want a ruling that the FCC exceeded its statutory authority by reclassifying broadband as a common carrier service.
The first major change was a fundamental alteration in the statutory and regulatory schemes that govern broadcast news operations.
In a 2016 decision, however, the United States Supreme Court indicated that statutory damages, standing alone, did not confer standing.
If an election moves forward without proper rules then under Civil Code section 5145, an owner may bring a civil action against the association for breaking the statutory election laws within one year of the date of the violation.
Mens rea reformers argue this vast statutory medley justifies a default standard instead of a piecemeal approach that specifies intent requirements for some crimes but not others.
The Brexit Department estimates that the government will need to pass 800 to 1,000 statutory instruments to correct EU law after Brexit.
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First Known Use of statutory
STATUTORY Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of statutory
- a statutory provision
- a statutory presumption
- a statutory insider
statutorilyplay \ˌsta-chə-ˈtōr-ə-lē\ adverb
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