[:en]

Word of the Week: Statutory Duty (noun)

Definition:  A duty, responsibility or obligation which is set out in a statute. A statute is a form of law which is in the form of an Act of Parliament. 

Example: The Lord Chancellor has a statutory duty to protect the independence of the judiciary.

This word features in Episode 45 of the Study Legal English Podcast. 

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Statutory Duty

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Statutory Duty

[:zh]

Word of the Week: Statutory Duty (noun)

Definition:  A duty, responsibility or obligation which is set out in a statute. A statute is a form of law which is in the form of an Act of Parliament. 

Example: The Lord Chancellor has a statutory duty to protect the independence of the judiciary.

This word features in Episode 45 of the Study Legal English Podcast. 

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Statutory Duty

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Statutory Duty

[:]