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Created, defined, or relating to a statute; required by statute; conforming to a statute.
A statutory penalty, for example, is punishment in the form of a fine, prison sentence, or both, that is imposed against an offender for committing some statutory violation.
statutoryadjective according to law, authorized, established, fixed, lawful, legal, legalized, legislative, licit, sanctioned, within the law
Associated concepts: statutory crime
See also: due, forensic, lawful, legal, legislative, legitimate, licit, regular, rightful, valid