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statutory law
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Dumbledore’s triumph, and its consequences for the Wizarding world, are considered a turning point in magical history to match the introduction of the International Statute of Secrecy or the downfall of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
  • ’Upon the signature of the International Statute of Secrecy in 1689, wizards went into hiding for good.
  • They’d have seen her as a serious threat to the International Statute of Secrecy, unbalanced like she was, with magic exploding out of her at moments when she couldn’t keep it in any longer.
  • ) Albus Astonished and appalled though his many admirers will be, this letter constitutes the Statute of Secrecy and establishing Wizard rule over Muggles.

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  • We think of statutory law as being written by legislators, but most of it is written in the form of rules and regulations created by governmental agencies.
  • Atticus had two weighty advantages: although the white girl was fourteen years of age the defendant was not indicted for statutory rape, therefore Atticus could and did prove consent.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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