legislation, statute lawnoun
law enacted by a legislative body
legislation, legislating, lawmakingnoun
the act of making or enacting laws
The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.
Etymology: From legislatio.
Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body
Etymology: From legislatio.
the act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted
Etymology: [Cf. F. lgislation, L. legis latio. See Legislator.]
Legislation is law which has been promulgated by a legislature or other governing body, or the process of making it. Before an item of legislation becomes law it may be known as a bill, and may be broadly referred to as "legislation" while it remains under consideration to distinguish it from other business. Legislation can have many purposes: to regulate, to authorize, to proscribe, to provide, to sanction, to grant, to declare or to restrict. Under the Westminster system, an item of primary legislation is known as an Act of Parliament after enactment. Legislation is usually proposed by a member of the legislature, or by the executive, whereupon it is debated by members of the legislature and is often amended before passage. Most large legislatures enact only a small fraction of the bills proposed in a given session. Whether a given bill will be proposed and enter into force is generally a matter of the legislative priorities of government. Legislation is regarded as one of the three main functions of government, which are often distinguished under the doctrine of the separation of powers. Those who have the formal power to create legislation are known as legislators; a judicial branch of government will have the formal power to interpret legislation; the executive branch of government can act only within the powers and limits set by the law.
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Works consisting of the text of proposed or enacted legislation that may be in the form of bills, laws, statutes, ordinances, or government regulations.
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Rank popularity for the word 'legislation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1492
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Rank popularity for the word 'legislation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2014
Rank popularity for the word 'legislation' in Nouns Frequency: #671
The numerical value of legislation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of legislation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I think everybody at the time knew that it was simply homophobic legislation, that legislation was anti-gay legislation. It was playing off the fears of a lot of Americans.
The legislation... is totally unworthy of America.
If the only thing standing between getting voting rights legislation passed and not getting passed is the filibuster, I support making the exception of voting rights for the filibuster.
I think it is sort of the end game for all of this legislation that's being adopted around the country and that is to shut down all clinics that provide abortions, throughout the country, people who are opposed to abortions are coming up with all manner of regulatory burdens that have nothing to do with the health of the women and everything to do with the politics of the moment.
I will veto any legislation that prevents the successful implementation of this deal.
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- شريعة, قانون, تشريعArabic
- legislacióCatalan, Valencian
- Gesetz, GesetzgebungGerman
- قانونگذاری, قانونPersian
- loi, législationFrench
- becikkelyezett törvény, törvényhozásHungarian
- legislazione, leggiItalian
- 立法, 法制, 法制化, 法律Japanese
- wet, wetgevingDutch
- закон, законодательствоRussian
- kanun, yasamaTurkish
- законодавство, законUkrainian
- قانون سازیUrdu
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