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enactment

noun act, bill, charter, codification, dictate, edict, establishment, fiat, law, legislation, lex, measure, ordinance, plebiscitum, regulation, rule, ruling, statute, statutory law
Foreign phrases: Leges suum ligent latorem.Laws should bind their own proposer. Jus constitui oportet 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 acciiental occurrence. Leges figendi et refigendi consuetudo est periculosissima. 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.
See also: act, code, codification, commission, constitution, dictate, direction, directive, edict, fiat, law, mandate, measure, order, ordinance, pandect, performance, prescription, regulation, rubric, rule, statute, symbol, transaction
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A government official was quick to allay fears, saying that the deal should be okay as it was announced prior to the local law coming into force.
The above estimate is a historical resource estimate that was prepared in September 2000, prior to the coming into force of NI 43-101.
ALONG with a new financial year, April 6 sees a number of new planning rights and regulations coming into force.
Health workers will be at the event to spread the word about a law coming into force on July 1 banning smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces.
New rules coming into force on April 14 mean employers of reservists will be able to recover the full costs if a worker is mobilised for full-time service.
Under a new national licensing system coming into force next year, an estimated 105,000 bouncers will have to apply for a licence.
Mr Smith said: "The changes coming into force in April will mean that, compared to 1997, families will on average be better off by pounds 1,200 a year.