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statutory law
used in War and Peace

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Definition
law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent) — this is also one of the senses of the term, civil law
  • The Grand Master began reading the statutes.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (22% in)
  • He managed to follow only the last words of the statutes and these remained in his mind.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (22% in)
  • Moreover, the words of the Masonic statutes, "be kindly and courteous," recurred to him.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (24% in)

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