Legislative Acts

Legislative Acts

Statutes passed by lawmakers, as opposed to court-made laws.

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The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice.
But, since the legislative act of 1850, when she heard, with perfect surprise and consternation, Christian and humane people actually recommending the remanding escaped fugitives into slavery, as a duty binding on good citizens,--when she heard, on all hands, from kind, compassionate and estimable people, in the free states of the North, deliberations and discussions as to what Christian duty could be on this head,--she could only think, These men and Christians cannot know what slavery is; if they did, such a question could never be open for discussion.
In particular, for the purposes of organizing comprehensive developmental work of the legislative acts and holding discussions of other issues within the competence of Oliy Majlis, a well-defined manner of the creation of expert groups under the committees of the Houses of the parliament has been established.
The draft law was designed to become the basis for drafting relevant legislative acts called to expand and protect the right to social protection of Ukrainian citizens migrant workers.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed the law on amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kyrgyzstan, specifically, facilitation of registration and liquidation of business entities.
In one of its first legislative acts, Bulgaria's 42nd Parliament had transfered the police unit for fight against organized crime (GDBOP) from under the Ministry of Interior to DANS.
The federal law On Changes to Specific Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation on Issues Relating to the Prevention of Illegal (Non-Medical) Consumption of Drugs and Psychotropic Substances was passed by the State Duma on May 15 and approved by the Federation Council on May 29, the Kremlin reported on its website, Voice of Russia reported.
Despite the Clause's long history, (2) there have been comparatively few Supreme Court cases dealing with the grant of legislative immunity for words spoken in legislative acts.
In its report Minimising regulatory burden for SMEs - Adapting EU regulation to the needs of micro-enterprises, the Commission said it would create a webpage to identify the top 10 EU legislative acts considered to place burdens on micro-companies and SMEs.
The author argues that in the late 18th century the Company began using Muslim criminal law in order to introduce rights for women, slaves, bonded laborers, and victims of crime in order to avoid conflicts over civil law, and that by the 1850s, the Company was confident enough to enter into the realm of Hindu civil law with the Caste Disabilities Removal Act of 1850 and other legislative acts.
Each issue of the title, and its predecessors, "Land Use Law & Zoning Digest" and "Zoning Digest," summarizes 40 to 50 federal and state judicial decisions and legislative acts that pertain to planning and environmental management.
Worse still, many of the actions, policies and legislative acts of his regime have worsened what was already a bad situation under Jean Chretien, particularly with respect to what has been commonly called "the democratic deficit.

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