Legislative Acts

Legislative Acts

Statutes passed by lawmakers, as opposed to court-made laws.

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The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice.
But, since the legislative act of 1850, when she heard, with perfect surprise and consternation, Christian and humane people actually recommending the remanding escaped fugitives into slavery, as a duty binding on good citizens,--when she heard, on all hands, from kind, compassionate and estimable people, in the free states of the North, deliberations and discussions as to what Christian duty could be on this head,--she could only think, These men and Christians cannot know what slavery is; if they did, such a question could never be open for discussion.
Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Economy submits for public discussion a draft law 'On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts on Investment Support'.
BRUSSELS, March 19 (KUNA) -- The European Union's General Affairs Council Tuesday adopted a series of legislative acts as part of its contingency preparations for a "no-deal" Brexit scenario.
The group will also work with experts to develop a package of respective legislative acts and submit them to the Parliament for consideration.
He noted that the agency's tasks include ensuring close participation of entrepreneurs in the discussions on legislative acts, taking measures to strengthen mutual trust between business circles and government bodies in the economic reforms being carried out in Azerbaijan, as well as examining the economic and other aspects of legislative acts affecting the activities of entrepreneurs.
Legislative immunity "confers a privilege on legislators from inquiry into their legislative acts or into the motivation for actual performance of legislative acts that are clearly part of the legislative process," as the Rhode Island Supreme Court put it in Irons v.
In particular, for the purposes of organizing comprehensive developmental work of the legislative acts and holding discussions of other issues within the competence of Oliy Majlis, a well-defined manner of the creation of expert groups under the committees of the Houses of the parliament has been established.
Kazakhstan intends to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Vladimir Shkolnik said at a government meeting on April 30 dedicated to questions of improving legislative acts in the sphere of green economy.
The European Commission promised to evaluate, by the end of 2012, the legislative acts that still refer to the RPS.
Each issue of the title, and its predecessors, "Land Use Law & Zoning Digest" and "Zoning Digest," summarizes 40 to 50 federal and state judicial decisions and legislative acts that pertain to planning and environmental management.

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