statutory instrument

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statutory instrument (SI)

a form of SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION. They are cited by the year they are passed and by their number in the year. Non-publication is a defence. They are often accompanied by a useful but unofficial explanatory note.
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To have the Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament is a tremendous achievement, having secured the support of 56 Local Authorities including all 19 of our constituent authorities.
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Whether any regulation or other statutory instrument within its terms of reference, in the judgment of the committee:
Given the widespread opposition to the changes and the strength of feeling from constituents and from students across the country, Labour has secured an Opposition Day Debate on the issue followed by a vote and an additional vote on a motion to annul the statutory instrument that would introduce these changes.
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Under the new statutory instrument (amending that of 2006), towing, handling and lighterage (loading and unloading of a ship by means of boats) are to be carried now whether by a physical person of an Algerian nationality or an artificial person of an Algerian right benefiting from a concession (meeting the conditions of professional skills and the terms of the convention and specifications), whereas the previous instrument did not require the nationality of the operators.

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