(law) Officially recorded in the lawbooks; having the force of enacted law.
On-the-books Sentence Examples
The number of pensioners then on the books of the Pensions Office was 13,257.
His principal theological works are a commentary in three volumes on the Books of the Sentences of Peter Lombard (Magister Sententiarum), and the Summa Theologiae in two volumes.
For subsequent developments, and the fruitful results of documentary analysis as applied to the Pentateuch and other composite books, which cannot be dealt with in any detail here, reference must be made to the special articles on the books of the Old Testament.