Enactment

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Meaning of Enactment

The process of bringing a statute into law.

Synonyms of Enactment

noun

  • act
  • bill
  • charter
  • codification
  • decree
  • dictate
  • edict
  • establishment
  • fiat
  • law
  • legislation
  • lex
  • measure
  • ordinance
  • plebiscitum
  • regulation
  • rule
  • ruling
  • sandio
  • statute
  • statutory lawforeign phrases: Leges suum ligent latorem
  • Laws should bind their own proposer
  • Jus constituíoportet in his quae ut plurimum accidunt non quae ex inopi nato
  • Laws ought to be made with a view to those cases which occur most frequently
  • and not to those which are of rare or accidental occurrence
  • Leges figendi et refigendi consuetudo estpericulosissima
  • The practice of making and remaking the laws is a most dangerous one
  • Quod populus postremum jussit
  • id jus ratum esto
  • What the people have last enacted
  • let that be the settled law

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Mentioned in these terms

, Gloucester, Statute Of, Non-conforming Use, Parish, Plebiscite, Preamble, Provision, Repeal.

Enactment in Law Enforcement

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  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Policeman
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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English Legal System: Enactment

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Enactment :

An Act of Parliament, a Measure of the General Synod (See Church of England), an order, or any other piece of subordinate legislation, or any particular provision contained in any of these (e.g. a particular section or article). Delegated legislation is not an enactment for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1992.



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  • Article Name: Enactment
  • Author: Asian Law
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    The process of bringing a statute into law.




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