Statute Definitions for Land Surveyors
statute-1An established rule; formal regulation. 2 Law passed and enacted by a legislative body and set forth in a formal document. A statute generally repeals all earlier laws and inactivates conflicting common law. 3 Such a document.
statute law—See law, statute.
statute of limitations—A statute assigning a certain time after which rights cannot be enforced by action.
Source: NSPS “Definitions of Surveying and Related Terms“, used with permission.
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