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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"That Enabling Bill transferred democratic rights of the parliament into the hands of one man, that was the chancellor.
And two of the champions of the raffles, the Michigan Credit Union League with its "Save to Win" prize drawings and a Boston-area nonprofit, the Doorways to Dreams Fund, voiced optimism that the lobbying efforts on the enabling bills in targeted states can succeed during the remainder of 2011.
This new Firework Bill is only an enabling bill with limited powers to restrict certain types of fireworks.
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In a letter to the Nigerian Senate, Obasanjo pleaded with the country's legislators to pass the enabling bill, which outlines salaries and allowances of public officers.
Reagan bristled a bit but signed the enabling bill and appointed a "bipartisan" membership headed by Democratic power-broker Robert Strauss and Republican honcho Drew Lewis.
Drilon, who authored the Sin Tax Reform Law, said his four-man bloc had supported the additional excise tax on tobacco in the 17th Congress and the enabling bill is currently on the President's desk for approval.
It gives such authority to Congress, which would be mandated to pass an enabling bill upon petition by any region or group of provinces wanting to convert into a federal state.
An original BBL draft was crafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission that was reactivated by the Duterte government to pursue the passage of an enabling bill for the Bangsamoro juridical entity provided for in two major peace accords forged by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the immediate past administration.
I'm delighted my good friend Congressman Charlie Dent has initiated an enabling Bill in Congress to begin negotiations, however as US Secretary of State John Kerry has made clear, no detailed discussions will take place until Brexit is formalised.
Opposition critics point to 'vagueness' of this 'enabling bill' with much of the detail left in trust to regulations to come later.

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