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The planners are failing to meet their statutory duty to protect biodiversity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Indeed an inflexible approach would be inconsistent with the terms of the statutory framework. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your statutory rights as a consumer are not affected. The Sun (2012)The government could put it on a statutory footing as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On this basis it has become a statutory duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This does not affect your statutory rights. Times, Sunday Times (2008)New measures include a statutory duty of candour and tougher inspections to protect patients. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are two main statutory rights to vary a lease. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It had to establish that there had been a failure to exercise the statutory duty of care. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It can easily put a new box on public land since it has the statutory rights. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We urge the government to introduce a statutory duty of candour in addition to anything else it is doing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your statutory rights are not affected. The Sun (2013)Had he taken that course, the delay would have been minimal and the statutory framework followed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This enhances partnership working and improved co-operation by putting it on a statutory footing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Any guarantee is in addition to your statutory rights; it does not replace them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The report is also expected to recommend a statutory duty of candour on hospitals to end the culture of covering up neglect and harm of patients. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Officials actively seek to avoid their statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to those who make requests by refusing to provide any direct contact information. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do be aware that a lease will have important statutory rights only if it was originally granted for more than 21 years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If this does not happen, the home secretary should compel the organisation to do so through the introduction of a new statutory framework. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although the defendant had no control over the direct payment, the agency was acting as agent for the borrower within the statutory framework. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The new statutory duty should not apply to universities and they should be exempt, as proposed for the security services and judicial bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A The right to manage is one of many statutory rights designed to protect the owners of leasehold flats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This may well mean putting the forum on a statutory footing with proper funding while, importantly, retaining its independence from government. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Regarding any possible future disclosure of the applicant's caution data, there now existed a statutory framework in place for disclosure of criminal record information to prospective employers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'statutory'

British English: statutory ADJECTIVE
Statutory means relating to rules or laws which have been formally written down.
They had no statutory authority to regulate the Internet.

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