enabling act

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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization, often a government minister.
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147) When the Oklahoma legislature voted in 1910 to move the capitol to Oklahoma City, the federal government sued to have the action enjoined as a violation of the state's Admission Act.
18) As regards the legal profession, this directive was transformed into German law in 1990 by way of the Law on Exams for the Admission to the Bar (Gesetz uber die Eignungsprufung fur die Zulassung zur Rechtsanwaltsschaft), referred to as the Bar Admission Act.
Public ownership of Oregon's rivers and their banks is as old as Oregon itself: It dates to the Admission Act of 1859.