statutory construction
n.
Interpretation of a statute, often done by a judge when a statute is invoked during a lawsuit; see also construe, construction

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


statutory construction
n. The process by which courts interpret the meaning of statutes, or the actual process or act of interpreting a statute's meaning.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


statutory construction
Process by which a court seeks to interpret the meaning and scope of legislation.

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