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The statute ( Latin statutum 'fixing'), often also used in the plural statutes , denotes:

  • generally a collection or summary of legal norms, see Codification
  • in the general history of law the rules and regulations of corporations, see corporation
  • an international law treaty, usually one that constitutes ( statutes ) an institution, see statute (international law)
  • In international private law, the legal system that is to be used to decide the matter, see Personal Statute
  • a statute of an association under private law, see statute (private law)
  • a articles of association in Austrian and Swiss association law

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Wiktionary: Statute  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations