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Oxford dictionary definition of the word statute:
a written law passed by a legislative body:
the Act consolidated statutes dealing with non-fatal offences
immunities granted to trade unions by statute
a rule of an organization or institution:
the appointment will be subject to the statutes of the university
archaic (in biblical use) a law or decree made by a sovereign, or by God.
Middle English: from Old French statut, from late Latin statutum, neuter past participle of Latin statuere ‘set up’ from status ‘standing’ (see status)