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1Required, permitted, or enacted by statute:‘statutory controls over prices’
legitimate, permissible, admissible, allowable, acceptableView synonyms
- ‘A spokeswoman said the panel was set up by the council as part of statutory local government regulations requiring all councils to look at members' allowances.’
- ‘Mr Georgiou supports Australia having an independent statutory monitor reporting regularly to Parliament.’
- ‘Residents had hoped to see yellow lines in place by March but have now been told statutory regulations have to be completed first.’
- ‘Its report recommends stronger cages, more nets, and a statutory duty to notify regulatory agencies of escapes.’
- ‘But there are fears lenders could pass on the costs of complying with the new statutory regulation to borrowers.’
- ‘These may relate to certain regulatory requirements, statutory charges, access to finance, or other parameters.’
- ‘The only certain ways to protect investors, workers and pensioners are statutory regulation and a ban on auditors making money by selling extras to friendly firms.’
- ‘It is now the single statutory regulator responsible for regulating deposit-taking, insurance and investment business.’
- ‘The claimant has also no right to a conditional discharge while the recognised statutory requirements for detention are satisfied.’
- ‘The merged body does not have new powers and leaves the existing statutory basis of regulation unchanged.’
- ‘It is important to distinguish their financial performance from their statutory responsibility of regulation and supervision.’
- ‘He has concluded that there is no statutory prohibition against extradition.’
- ‘If I can just assist, the independent advisory group is not expected to replace statutory consultation processes.’
- ‘The regulatory and statutory requirement to report adverse patient experiences has always been resisted.’
- ‘It is part of the purpose in having a self-regulatory system that it should ward off statutory regulation, with its possible implications for the freedom of the press.’
- ‘This can be seen if one looks at cases in which a public authority has been under a statutory or common law duty to provide a service or other benefit for the public or a section of the public.’
- ‘All countries must consider introducing statutory frameworks to regulate genetic technologies.’
- ‘For further peace of mind, statutory regulations will soon be in place.’
- ‘Unlike medicine, nursing and osteopathy, there is no statutory regulation of homeopaths.’
- ‘A redundancy package of six weeks per year of employment plus statutory entitlements is expected to be offered by the company.’
- 1.1 Having come to be required or expected through being done or made regularly:‘the statutory Christmas phone call to his mother’
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