Statutory Scheme Law and Legal Definition

A Statutory Scheme means an elaborate and systematic plan of action on a particular topic provided in the statute itself. It can be a specific Act or legislation dealing with a particular subject.


In an action for writ of mandate and injunctive and declaratory relief, the trial court did not err when it determined that California Public Contract Code § 10115.5 must be declared void as an unseverable part of a statutory scheme (Pub Con C §§ 10115 et seq.)was previously found by a federal Court of Appeals to be constitutionally invalid.[ Barlow v. Davis, 72 Cal. App. 4th 1258 (Cal. App. 1st Dist. 1999)]

The statutory scheme for contesting parking tickets, pursuant to which the person contesting a ticket must pay the parking penalty before an administrative hearing is held California Vehicle Code, § 40200.7), does not violate due process requirements, and an evidentiary hearing need not be held before the contestant deposits the parking penalty.[ Tyler v. County of Alameda, 34 Cal. App. 4th 777 (Cal. App. 1st Dist. 1995)]