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enactmentnoun 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