delegated legislation

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delegated legislation

laws made under a higher authority. Usually the power to make such legislation is delegated to a minister of the government or to a local authority. The names under which such legislation appears are many and various, including orders in council, rules, regulations, statutory instruments or bye-laws.
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Investments in the creation, improvement or extension of all types of small scale infrastructure" of Measure 7 "Main services and rural renewal" of the Rural Development Program for 2014-2020, the respective secondary legislation, performing at least the following main activities: Assisting the organization, coordinating, monitoring and administ
We're hoping to bring forward secondary legislation in the spring.
Implementation of this by independent regulator Ofcom will take two years from the laying down of secondary legislation in 2018.
In a reasoned amendment, Lib Dems will warn that the legislation allows new regulatory agencies replacing EU bodies to be created by secondary legislation, without proper scrutiny by Parliament.
That was to be enacted through a piece of secondary legislation called a legislative reform order.
They include legislation, secondary legislation, and key court decisions, as well as document introductions detailing the historical, political, and legal circumstances of their adoption, and a brief summary of the content.
The verdict came from the Lords' Secondary Legislation Committee.
Secondary legislation will be introduced under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 from April 6 as part of measures to encourage responsible dog ownership.
Culture Secretary John Whittingdale said yesterday: "I will be bringing forward, as soon as practicable, secondary legislation which will extend the current TV licensing regime not only to cover those watching the BBC live, but also those watching the BBC on catch-up through the iPlayer.
Lord Wigley warned that if the second chamber's ability to intervene on secondary legislation is restricted it is only a "short step" before its powers over primary legislation are weakened.
Before the primary legislation can become available to event organisers, secondary legislation - in the form of a statutory instrument detailing the enabling powers - is required.
In August 2014, Mexico's passed the secondary legislation package, opening up the oil and gas industry to private investment and effectively ending the 76-year monopoly of state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

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