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Laws, considered collectively.‘tax legislation’
law-making, law enactment, law formulation, codification, prescription, ratificationlaw, body of laws, constitution, rules, rulings, regulations, acts, bills, statutes, enactments, charters, ordinances, measures, canon, codeView synonyms
- ‘Instead he is talking of changing legislation to allow the imposition of martial law.’
- ‘Those are the words that are used in sections of this type in a great deal of legislation.’
- ‘The primary legislation relevant to this claim is the same as that in Todd's case.’
- ‘That section did not empower him to make a radical change of any other kind to any legislation.’
- ‘At the same time, legislation reforming the licensing laws should also be in place.’
- ‘Now she is calling for new legislation to outlaw the practice and public opinion is being sought.’
- ‘The national legislation in the form in which it now appears adopts the same approach.’
- ‘This is set out specifically in the Act in relation to the interpretation of legislation.’
- ‘In order to examine these submissions it is necessary now to set out the relevant legislation.’
- ‘The case raises the question of the proper construction of the relevant legislation.’
- ‘Local clean air laws are stronger and more comprehensive than state legislation.’
- ‘This may be enforced by law, with a clause in the legislation to set up regulation of care providers.’
- ‘It remains to be seen whether further delays will hamper the enactment of this legislation.’
- ‘Many of these provisions may make sense if they are placed in ordinary legislation.’
- ‘This had made them exempt from certain legislation that does not apply to the Crown.’
- ‘A new group set up to review burial and cremation legislation has held its first meeting.’
- ‘The legislation made the occupier liable and this was held to include the receiver.’
- ‘Our task is to evaluate the ensuing legislation in the light of all these matters.’
- ‘The court would merely be placing itself in a better position to understand the legislation.’
- ‘Other areas where the law and the media are in conflict include libel and privacy legislation.’
Mid 17th century (denoting the enactment of laws): from late Latin legis latio(n-), literally ‘proposing of a law’, from lex ‘law’ and latus ‘raised’ (past participle of tollere).
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