Some articles on statute, imperial statute:
... Though such laws remain on the statute book until they are amended, after being struck down they cannot be enforced ... of the Colonial Laws Validity Act, a British Imperial statute declaring that no colonial law that violated an Imperial statute extending to a colony was valid ... Since the British North America Act was an Imperial statute extending to Canada, any Canadian law violating the BNA Act was inoperative ...
Famous quotes containing the words statute and/or imperial:
“Now a Jew, in the dictionary, is one who is descended from the ancient tribes of Judea, or one who is regarded as descended from that tribe. Thats what it says in the dictionary; but you and I know what a Jew isOne Who Killed Our Lord.... And although there should be a statute of limitations for that crime, it seems that those who neither have the actions nor the gait of Christians, pagan or not, will bust us out, unrelenting dues, for another deuce.”
—Lenny Bruce (19251966)
“The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral.”
—Simon Hoggart (b. 1946)