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statutory bodynoun [C]

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LAW an ​organization with the ​authority to ​check that the ​activities of a ​business or ​organization are ​legal and ​followofficialrules: We hope the ​creation of a ​single new ​regulator will ​consolidateregulation of the whole ​industry in one ​statutory body. The General Medical Council is the ​statutory body which ​regulatesdoctors.
GOVERNMENT an ​organization that has been ​created by a ​parliament: The ​commission is a ​statutory body to combat ​discrimination against ​disabledpeople. 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 ​carbonbudget.
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