Nonstatutory



[stach-oo-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈstætʃ ʊˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a .
2.
prescribed or authorized by .
3.
conforming to .
4.
(of an offense) recognized by ; legally punishable.
/ˈstætjʊtərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the nature of a statute
2.
prescribed or authorized by statute
3.
(of an offence)

adj.

“pertaining to statues,” 1717, from statute + -ory. Statutory rape attested from 1898; in U.S., “sexual intercourse with a female below the legal age of consent, whether forced or not.”

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