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us: Statutes


  • Here are entered works on legislative enactments as a source of law, as distinct from constitutional law or from the law arising from judicial or administrative decisions. Collections of statutes not limited to a specific topic are entered under [Law] with local subdivision, as appropriate. Works on the interpretation of statutes and other laws, are entered under [Law--Interpretation and construction.] Works on the legislative process are entered under [Legislation.]
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    • us: Acts, Legislative
    • us: Enactments, Legislative
    • us: Laws (Statutes)
    • us: Legislative acts
    • us: Legislative enactments
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Law
  • Sources

    • found: Lembke, M.B. Cataloging legal literature, 1997: glossary, under Laws ("legislation" is used synonymously for "laws," legislation or laws being the end product of the legislative process engaged in by legislatures. "Acts" or "legislative enactments" are the written documents by which a legislative body promulgates laws. The word "statutes" is often used interchangeably for "acts" or "laws." Those laws promulgated by persons with legislative authority are decree laws.)
    • found: U.S. Code table of popular names, via WWW, July 27, 2001 (legislative acts)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on legislative enactments as a source of law, as distinct from constitutional law or from the law arising from judicial or administrative decisions. Collections of statutes not limited to a specific topic are entered under [Law] with local subdivision, as appropriate. Works on the interpretation of statutes and other laws, are entered under [Law--Interpretation and construction.] Works on the legislative process are entered under [Legislation.]
  • Example Notes

    • Example under [Legal authorities]
    • Notes under [Law--Interpretation and construction; Legislation; Statutes]
  • Change Notes

    • 2001-07-27: new
    • 2001-10-02: revised
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