enact laws

See: legislate
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Now it is the proper business of the public assembly to determine concerning war and peace, making or breaking off alliances, to enact laws, to sentence to death, banishment, or confiscation of goods, and to call the magistrates to account for their behaviour when in office.
It would be as absurd to doubt, that a right to pass all laws NECESSARY AND PROPER to execute its declared powers, would include that of requiring the assistance of the citizens to the officers who may be intrusted with the execution of those laws, as it would be to believe, that a right to enact laws necessary and proper for the imposition and collection of taxes would involve that of varying the rules of descent and of the alienation of landed property, or of abolishing the trial by jury in cases relating to it.
Law involves submission to regulations; man is naturally opposed to rules and regulations of all kinds, especially if they interfere with his interests; so is it likely that the masses will enact laws that are contrary to their own inclinations?
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Representatives of the people with special needs demanded that the parliament should pay more attention to them and enact laws that contribute to alleviating their suffering.
The Constitution says if Parliament does not enact laws, which are supposed to be enacted as per the 2010 Constitution, then someone can move to Supreme Court to ask the Chief Justice to compel Parliament to enact that law,' he said.
Section 4 of the Article also stipulates that the Bangsamoro parliament can enact laws pertaining to personal, family and property law jurisdiction only.
He said the intended proceedings would focus on the question of the power to enact laws concerning the authority to regulate upstream activities.
"We urge the legislative and executive branches of Iraq to make every effort to enact laws to ensure the fairness of this important segment and secure the requirements of a decent and dignified life," Al-Hakim said in a statement.
The judgement announced in the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the parliament and not the provincial assemblies had extra-territorial authority to enact laws to regulate trade unions that were operating across two or more provinces.