statutory instrument

noun

  • Procedural Law and Evidence
  • Legislation
  • The Practice of Law

Definitions of statutory instrument

  • a law made under the authority of another law

    His amendments would also give ministers power under "statutory instrument" - meaning no further Act of Parliament was needed - to "replace the TV licensing offences with civil monetary penalties".

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