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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El octavo numeral del articulo 236 de la Carta Magna vigente incluye, como una atribucion del Presidente o Presidenta de la Republica, el "Dictar, previa autorizacion por una ley habilitante, decretos con fuerza de ley".
Chavez signed the nationalization decree within the framework of a special fast-track authorization (Ley Habilitante) that allows him to govern by decree during a certain period.