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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An enabling law governing intensified police visibility in school and university campuses is needed, the senator explained in a radio interview, because of current policy banning police presence in school premises.
And when we re-read quite seriously the enabling law passed by Congress to have that particular provision implemented we found out that it was shrewdly crafted to give the politicians leeway to sway the law into their own favor.
So it is not surprising that the congressmen have seen to it that no enabling law is passed.
'In order for us to realize that there will be people's initiative, we have to pass an enabling law and review the inadequacies mentioned by the SC for us to be able to finalize a bill or a law that will be acceptable,' Sotto added.
Both the BTC and the Misuari panel will submit their respective proposals on an enabling law for Mindanao to legislators, allowing them to reconcile the proposals.
The company's product suite will be connected to Taser's Axon and Evidence.com platform, further enabling law enforcement to unify existing silos of digital media and evidence into a seamless workflow from capture to the courtroom.
He requested the approval of the Enabling Law after the United States issued new sanctions against Venezuelan officials.
The MNHRC is currently tasked to draft its own enabling law in coordination with the Attorney-General and the President's Senior Legal Advisor.
Now the president will be able to circumvent lengthy debates in parliament thanks to the new "enabling law." With it, Chavez can issue decree-laws in nine separate, broadly defined policy areas.
When the video recording unit is activated by graffiti-related motion, it sends real-time text alerts to designated mobile phones and JPEG images to designated e-mail addresses, enabling law enforcement to dispatch resources and catch taggers in the act.
Whitehill One provides easy-to-use workflow and integration capabilities, enabling law firms to automate complex manual processes.
Cars equipped with LoJack have a small radio frequency transceiver hidden on them that is activated when a car is reported stolen, enabling law enforcement authorities to easily track and recover the vehicles.

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