Enabling powers

ENABLING POWERS. A term used in equity. When the donor of a power, who is the owner of the estate, confers upon persons not seised of the fee, the right of creating interests to take effect out of it, which could not be done by the donee of the power, unless by such authority; this is called an enabling power. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1928.

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In general, these are enabling powers which provide for Welsh Ministers to bring forward Wales-specific regulations to the Welsh Assembly for scrutiny.
(Liverpool Pride 2018) (Various Roads) (Temporary Suspension of One-Way Traffic) (Temporary Prohibition of Driving) (Special Events) Order, 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council in exercise of its powers under Section 16A of The Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, and all other enabling powers on the 20th July 2018, made the following Order, in respect of various roads in the City, which is required to enable the above-mentioned special event to take place.
And in the absence of such regulations, the FIA did not have the enabling powers to extradite him from the US, he said.
Various enabling powers for the registrar modaraba have been introduced to grant extension for submission of accounts by modarabas, to accept documents/returns with additional fee and to allow modarabas to raise funds through issuance of certificates of investments and sukuk.
THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF GATESHEAD (SALCOMBE GARDENS AREA LOW FELL GATESHEAD) (20MPH SPEED LIMIT ZONE) TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of Gateshead proposes to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 4(2), 82, 83 and 84 and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the Act") by virtue of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 of the Act.
The Children and Families Act 2014 gives the Secretary of State enabling powers to regulate the retail packaging of tobacco products, regulate the markings on and appearance of tobacco products.
They said the legislation provides new investigative powers hitherto unavailable such as search and seizure of digital forensic evidence using technological means, production orders for electronic evidence, electronic evidence preservation orders, partial disclosure of traffic data, real time collection of data under certain circumstances and other enabling powers which are necessary to effectively investigate cyber crime cases.
She said: "I have agreed to establish a working party and I am now considering whether there can be an amendment in the House of Lords for enabling powers."
RIDGEND COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL (FFORDD YR EGLWYS, NORTH CORNELLY, BRIDGEND)(ROAD HUMPS) NOTICE 2015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Bridgend County Borough Council as the Highway Authority for North Cornelly propose to undertake the following measures under Sections 90(A), (C), (D), (E) and (F) of the Highways Act 1980 and the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1999 and all other enabling powers to construct road humps in the lengths of road specified in the Schedule below.
There are a number of Wales-only clauses as well as enabling powers which will allow the Assembly to develop separate policies with regards to issues such as faith schools and specialist schools.