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Enact

To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree.

Enact, sometimes used synonymously with adopt, is generally applied to legislative rather than executive action.

enact

verb adopt a measure, appoint by act, codify, command, declare, decree, dictate, enjoin, establish, essablish by law, give legislative sanction, institute by law, issue a command, legislate, make into a statute, make laws, ordain by law, order, pass, perferre, prescribe, put in force, put into effect
Associated concepts: enacting clause
Foreign phrases: Non obligat lex nisi promulgata.A law is not obligatory unless it is promulgated. Ejus est interpreeari cujus est condere. It is for him who enacts anything to give it interpretation.
See also: accomplish, adhere to, approve, command, compel, conduct, constitute, direct, effectuate, enforce, establish, execute, govern, impersonate, implement, impose, instruct, legislate, make, pass, perform, pursue, recite, require, rule

TO ENACT. To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree. The usual formula in making laws is, Be it enacted.

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But this can only be done if the PISGA has independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws over your People and their Lands.
In the event that PISGA has independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws during the "life" of the Interim Agreement, then PISGA will have de facto international legal sovereignty over the Palestinian People and Lands.
So the only way to avoid that result is to demand that PISGA must have independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws.
And the only way this can be done is to insist upon a PISGA with independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws applicable to all People and Lands under its jurisdiction.
In other words, PISGA would have independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws, but it could not enact any law that contravened the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
If that is the case, then in order to make it possible for Israelis to live in liberated Palestinian Lands for a period of time, the PISGA could enact legislation that would provide that non-Palestinians living in land subject to its jurisdiction would have the right to continue to live there for a guaranteed five years (i.