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Enactment meaning

enactment - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.
  2. 2. That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.
  3. 3. Passage of a bill into law; that which is enacted.

enactment - examples of usage

  1. I have no doubt whatsoever that a legislative enactment will make all right by- and- by. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
  2. The state of feeling aroused, on both sides, by the repeal of the Oppian law, and the state of society which led to the original enactment of that law, are reflected in many passages of the plays of Plautus. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
  3. Within the twenty- one years from the enactment of the first national civil service reform law wonders had been accomplished in that more than one- half of the 300, 000 offices in the executive civil service were placed in the classified competitive service. - "History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)", E. Benjamin Andrews.
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