Enabling Statute

Enabling Statute

A law that gives new or extended authority or powers, generally to a public official or to a corporation.

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'I am aware that Section 13 and 14 of the enabling Statute provides penalties for these offences.
"This Health and Human Services regulation for Title X clinics is contrary to its enabling statute which for decades has increased access to reproductive health services.
(89) When deciding the validity of a state agency's regulation, the court first looks to the agency's enabling statute (90) to determine whether the regulation in question falls within the delegated authority of the state agency.
The enabling statute was passed in 1994 and originally was set to expire in 1999.
In addition to the qualification set out in the Constitution and the enabling Statute, Kavuludi said applicants must further furnish clearance certificates from EACC, KRA, Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Higher Education Loans Board and any Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs such as LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK, etc.
3) How closely would the enabling statute mirror the original "Charlotte's Web" law, including the 90-day waiting period?
Many pathologists will respond by arguing that LDTs are not medical devices (but perhaps DTCs or IVDs are), so we return to the beginning question about whether LDTs fit under the statute's definition of device and whether LDTs fall within the FDA's enabling statute.
To enable continuity, some experts believe an enabling statute is likely that will keep existing EU legislation in force for the time being.
When Cook again stated that she would not go through with an abortion, C.M.'s lawyer told Cook that his client 'understands, albeit does not agree, with your decision not to reduce'--and threatened to sue Cook for damages and child support if she didn't go through with the abortion, citing a clause in the surrogacy contract that gives Cook the option to ask her to abort "The surrogacy contract in this case and the California Surrogacy Enabling Statute will not withstand constitutional scrutiny," Cook's lawyer said.
The Seventh Circuit acknowledged that HAMP and its enabling statute did not create a private right of action, but concluded that this did not bar mortgagors from bringing adequately pled state law claims against mortgage servicers for actions relating to HAMP.
(6) As detailed in its enabling statute, the implementation of the Board's recommendations will not be subject to either administrative or judicial review.