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Legislation

Meanings and phrases

legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. law enacted by a legislative body; statute law
  2. the act of making or enacting laws; legislating; lawmaking

antitrust legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies; antitrust law

enabling legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law
E.g.
  • The enabling legislation is the Algoma University Act, 2008.
  • Though the enabling legislation remains in place, the programme was suspended in November 2010.
  • The enabling legislation consists of Acadia University Act and the Amended Acadia University Act 2000.

passed legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Regulation Law passed legislation on 6 February 2017.
  • Congress rapidly passed legislation that was signed by the president.
  • On July 15, 2016, Congress passed legislation to extend the FAA's funding.

new legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Oral traditions were codified and new legislation enacted.
  • The reason for his release was new legislation written by California Senator James A. McDougall.
  • The classification of money-laundering as a crime is one of the novelties in the new legislation.

introduced legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1908 Children's Act introduced legislation for the use of domestic fireguards.
  • He introduced legislation to tackle the problem of grease thievery at restaurants.
  • Comrie introduced legislation that would allow absentee ballot voting without an excuse.

legislation passed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Subsequently, the legislation passed in 1976.
  • He then pushed forward and was able to get the legislation passed.
  • The Senate was expanded from 36 to 60 seats as a result of legislation passed in 1948.

federal legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The policy is in response to state mandates and federal legislation (P.L.
  • Its goal was to gain state and federal legislation for women's right to vote.
  • The legislative veto provision found in federal legislation took several forms.

proposed legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the proposed legislation was announced, public reaction was split.
  • In 1850, members of the General Assembly proposed legislation for an elected judiciary.
  • Under the proposed legislation, a two-thirds majority of students would need to approve them.

piece of legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The act was a very controversial piece of legislation.
  • The piece of legislation was introduced to the House as H.R.
  • This piece of legislation paved the way for white GIs to attend college.

pieces of legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These pieces of legislation, i.e.
  • Over the course of his tenure, Runyan had sponsored 15 pieces of legislation.
  • From time to time the Ombudsman makes submissions to Parliament on proposed pieces of legislation.

pass legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its aim was to draft and pass legislation to fix the ailing Commonwealth.
  • The majority of a quorum is needed to pass legislation on the floor of the chamber.
  • In the absence of such confidence, the Government may fall or prove unable to pass legislation.

legislation was passed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The legislation was passed on 27 June 2002.
  • In 2002, state legislation was passed to swap NC 3 and NC 136.
  • Similar legislation was passed in Victoria but was never proclaimed.

rights legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Throughout his senatorial career Green supported civil rights legislation.
  • The constitution was further modified in 2001 and 2009, codifying various aspects of human rights legislation.
  • Although he had supported all previous federal civil rights legislation including the 1957 Civil Rights Act H.R.

sponsored legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He sponsored legislation to aid the Salton Sea restoration.
  • Johnson sponsored legislation to allow mothers to breast feed their children in public.
  • In early 2019, Daniels sponsored legislation to requiring schools to teach courses on the Bible.

national legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This became the precedent for later local and national legislation.
  • In 1999, it was fully protected under national legislation in Indonesia.
  • Nevertheless, it was the first attempt at the creation of national legislation.

state legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It exercises the state legislation (legislature).
  • In 2002, state legislation was passed to swap NC 3 and NC 136.
  • During the early 20th century in America, gambling was outlawed by state legislation.

such legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In other countries, no such legislation exists.
  • Congress refused to pass any such legislation.
  • I recommend such legislation as will put an effective stop to these abuses."

signed legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sam Brownback signed legislation a month later authorizing fantasy gaming.
  • Walker also signed legislation increasing funding for peer-run respite centers.
  • On March 9, 2015, Walker signed legislation making Wisconsin a right-to-work state.

enacted legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Congress enacted legislation requiring all tankers to be double-hulled as of 2015.
  • The exceptions include Sweden and Finland, who enacted legislation to move the day to February 29.
  • More than twenty states have enacted legislation to address bullying that occurs through electronic media.

civil rights legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Throughout his senatorial career Green supported civil rights legislation.
  • Although he had supported all previous federal civil rights legislation including the 1957 Civil Rights Act H.R.
  • He felt it was willing to allow poorer blacks to receive benefits from civil rights legislation, but not participate in decision-making.

government legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In other southern states, slave patrols came about from colonial or state government legislation.
  • This book was one of the first to advocate immigration restriction by federal government legislation.
  • As the 1970s continued, government legislation began restricting the amount of advertising and sponsorship that tobacco companies were allowed to participate in.

through legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Clodius used the Triumvirate's backing to push through legislation that benefited them all.
  • The UK is now looking for options to reduce the levels of their landfill sites through legislation.
  • It seeks to help the betterment of animal life and human-animal interaction through legislation reform.

reform legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wexton supports decriminalizing cannabis, while Comstock has voted against cannabis law reform legislation.
  • Starting in 2009, Rasmussen Reports tracked attitudes about health care reform legislation on a weekly basis.
  • It included sweeping education reform legislation, which led to the establishment of charter schools in Arizona.

introduce legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Former Governor Eliot Spitzer stated he would introduce legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • The British Government initially attempted to introduce legislation to give prisoners the right to vote.
  • It passes on legislation typically introduced by the president although it also can introduce legislation.

legislation regarding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mount often sponsors legislation regarding health and public service.
  • These ethical concerns have prompted several nations to pass legislation regarding human cloning and its legality.
  • ITV apologised for not having properly advised the contestants of Australian legislation regarding animal cruelty.

similar legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Scotland is currently planning similar legislation.
  • His son, Senator Rand Paul, has introduced similar legislation in subsequent sessions of Congress.
  • It was a contentious issue and was narrowly rejected at the time by the electorate, but the legislature later approved similar legislation in 2003.

legislation requiring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Congress enacted legislation requiring all tankers to be double-hulled as of 2015.
  • Modification of the voting system is a significant change of legislation requiring 3/5 of the deputies' votes.
  • There may be national legislation requiring a certificate of competency or license from the person in command of a dive boat.

legislation enacted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Oral traditions were codified and new legislation enacted.
  • Citizens also have the power to overrride legislation enacted by the City Council by submitting a petition of voters.
  • Croatia has a three-tiered, independent judicial system governed by the constitution and national legislation enacted by the Sabor.

enact legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As such, only the provincial legislature may enact legislation to amend private law.
  • These are areas in which member states have renounced any capacity to enact legislation.
  • This distinction gave Congress the power to enact legislation that would reverse the policy.

draft legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was seconded to Nigeria to draft legislation in 1965 until 1967.
  • This often includes human rights proofing of draft legislation, or policies.
  • They prepare draft legislation and exercise parliamentary control over their fields of activity.

legislation allowing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also secures the passing of legislation allowing mixed-race marriages.
  • In this capacity, he passed legislation allowing for the province to introduce its own treasury banks.
  • On December 2, 2009, Monserrate voted against legislation allowing same-sex marriage, which failed to pass the Senate.

primary legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Britain, the Cinematograph Act 1909 was the first primary legislation to specifically regulate the film industry.
  • The Principal Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, announced on 2 June 2010 of the Government's decision and intention to abolish the General Teaching Council for England by primary legislation.
  • Legislation that is found to be beyond power will be "invalid" and of no force; this applies to primary legislation, requiring constitutional authorization, and secondary legislation, ordinarily requiring statutory authorization.

supported legislation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He supported legislation to provide marshals for school security.
  • During her brief tenure in office, Burdick supported legislation on pay equity and women's rights.
  • Ryan has also supported legislation that would impose criminal penalties for certain doctors who perform "partial-birth abortions".

legislation creating

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The President succeeded in getting legislation creating a system of licensure for nuclear plants by the AEC.
  • In response to the deaths of Luis Baez, Randolph Evans and Eleanor Bumpers, Green authored legislation creating the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College.
  • In 2016, Walker signed legislation creating a pair of pilot programs to test alternative-care delivery and payment models for Medicaid recipients who have significant or chronic mental illness.

legislation against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rurua proposed and draft laws legislation against organized crime.
  • As an abolitionist, he was allied in 1831 with George Stephen in pressing Parliament for immediate legislation against slavery.
  • Widespread refusal led to legislation against the clergy, "forcing them into exile, deporting them forcibly, or executing them as traitors".

legislation was introduced

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The piece of legislation was introduced to the House as H.R.
  • Implementing legislation was introduced into the U.S. Congress on April 29 by Rep. James C. Wright, Jr. (D–Texas).
  • After the Rose Revolution a new legislation was introduced that guaranteed free speech and decriminalised defamation.
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