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Enact

To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree.

Enact, sometimes used synonymously with adopt, is generally applied to legislative rather than executive action.

TO ENACT. To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree. The usual formula in making laws is, Be it enacted.

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Under the term of the United States Constitution, that power to enact the tax laws resides exclusively in both houses of the United States Congress together.
Let me continue with the Djerejian statement and show you how knowingly deceptive and misleading he really is: "It could have the power to enact decrees and regulations and edicts which carry the force of law, and we think...." Once again, this carefully chosen language is purposely deceptive and misleading.
Likewise, the Department of Treasury has "the power to enact decrees, and regulations and edicts which carry the force of law...." But it has no independent legislative authority or powers to enact the laws themselves.
Legislative bodies enact laws--not decrees, regulations or edicts.
Once again, you must insist that PISGA have independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws.
Let me continue with the Djerejian statement and show you how purposefully deceptive he really is: "We understand it is reasonable that Palestinians insist they must have authority to enact decrees which carry the force of law." Once again, this statement is nonsense and he knows it.
Using this language, Djerejian is trying to get you to agree that PISGA will have authority "to enact decrees which carry the force of law," but which are not laws in their own right.
But this can only be done if the PISGA has independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws over your People and their Lands.
In the event that PISGA has independent legislative authority and powers to enact laws during the "life" of the Interim Agreement, then PISGA will have de facto international legal sovereignty over the Palestinian People and Lands.
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