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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In principle, the federal government has no objection in implementing the demands concerning the devolution of power to the Sarawak and Sabah governments to make subsidiary legislation on 'labour conditions peculiar to the state' under the respective Labour Ordinance of the respective states.
Mr Chan noted that some of the government fee waivers require subsidiary legislation subject to vetting by lawmakers.
There is no gazette notice that can avail itself without a statutory instrument, a guideline, policy or subsidiary legislation behind it.
However, it was found that the tea-light candles were suspected to be in contravention of the Consumer Goods Safety Regulation (CGSR), a subsidiary legislation of the Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance (CGSO), as they did not have attached the applicable bilingual warnings or cautions with respect to the safe keeping, use, consumption or disposal.
Meanwhile, the Senate resolved to withdraw the Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurship (Establishment) Bill, 2018, Subsidiary Legislation (Legislative Scrutiny) Bill, 2018, Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Amendment Bill, 2018.
It was confirmed by the Minister of Regional Reorganisation and Development, Dan Botwe, that all members of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee, chaired by the NDC member for Bakwu, MahamaAyariga, had copies of the Justice Brobbey Commission report.
The auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) is enabled by the mandate given to him in the Constitution and subsidiary legislation to carry out an independent and objective assessment of financial discipline, internal controls and governmental operations to minimize the possibility of waste and fraud and to submit report thereon and on governance.
The Petroleum Act and its subsidiary legislation, including the Petroleum (Drilling and Production) Regulations, the Petroleum Regulations and the Petroleum Refining Regulations, govern petroleum operations in Nigeria including, but not limited to, exploration, development, production, storage, transportation, refining and marketing.
ISLAMABAD -- In line with its efforts to strengthen the capital market and as part of subsidiary legislation under the Securities Act, 2015, and the Futures Market Act, 2016, the Securities
ISLAMABAD -- In line with its efforts to strengthen the capital market and as part of subsidiary legislation under the Securities Act, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday approved the Clearing Houses (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016.
With a view to the public significance of the procedure for granting refugee status, the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office started an inspection at the State Agency for Refugees and the Migration Directorate of the Interior to monitor the application of the Asylum and Refugees Act, the Foreigners in Bulgaria Act and the relevant subsidiary legislation, according to the press office of the prosecuting authority.
Appendices reproduce all of the existing copyright statutes and some subsidiary legislation. The report on Nigerian cases included in the previous edition has now been shifted to a separate publication, Nigerian Copyright Cases.