Focus on the pronunciation of statutory body
English definition of “statutory body”
› LAW an organization with the authority to check that the activities of a business or organization are legal and follow official rules: We hope the creation of a single new regulator will consolidate regulation of the whole industry in one statutory body. The General Medical Council is the statutory body which regulates doctors.
› GOVERNMENT an organization that has been created by a parliament: The commission is a statutory body to combat discrimination against disabled people. A new statutory body, the Committee on Climate Change, is expected to be made up of eight scientific experts who will advise the government on staying within its carbon budget.