A law or a statute; a document which is published as an enforceable set of written rules is said to be "enacted".
A document which is published as an enforceable set of written rules, creating a law or statute.
Enactment of a legislative body continuing for an indefinite period of time.
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Expanded Legal Definition of Emptio or EmtioEnactment A law or a statute; a document which is published as an enforceable set of written rules is said to be enacted.
: a veto of legislation that occurs indirectly when an executive refrains from signing the legislation and the adjournment of the legislature prevents its automatic enactment (as upon expiration of ...
Date of assent or Date of enactment The date when the legislative document is agreed or approved by the empowered authority (e.g. Queen, President, Ministry, etc.).
In Roman law, often synonymous with jus; also, a written law, a statute, an enactment; the law of the Twelve Tables. In old English law, a collection of laws; as, the Roman or civil law.
in law, a formal, written enactment by the authorized powers of a state. The term is usually not applied to a written constitution but is restricted to the enactments of a legislature.
propter defectum, on account of some personal objection, as alienage, infancy, old age, or the want of those qualifications required by legislative enactment. 2d.
enactment of the Hague Rules. Some of its key features is that a shipowner is liable for cargo damaged from "hook to hook", meaning from loading to discharge, unless it is exonerated under one of 13 exceptions to liability such as "Act of God", ...
In many jurisdictions, it has been held that the list of liquors subject to regulatory or prohibitive enactments, particularly when such a list is followed by an expression akin to "or other intoxicating liquors" must be intoxicating in fact.
: the ends sought to be achieved by a legislature in an enactment
Courts often look to legislative intent for guidance in interpreting and applying a law.
The construction of a law, made shortly after its enactment, when the reasons for its passage were then fresh in the minds of the judges, is considered as of great weight: contemporanea expositio est optima et fortissima in lege. 1 Cranch, 299.
Statutory: Created by the enactment of a law, relating to a statute or law; existing as the result of a statute.
Stay: 1. A postponement; a moratorium. 2. To stop or halt, usually temporarily, a legal proceeding.
Statute: Legislative enactment; it may be a single act of a legislature or a body of acts which are collected and arranged for a session of a legislature. (See statutory law.) ...
A bill that combines multiple enactments, corrects technical errors, and revises, renumbers, and rearranges the law.
A bill that makes no substantive change in the law.
Ex Post Facto: After the fact. The Constitution prohibits the enactment of ex post facto laws. These are laws that permit conviction and punishment for a lawful act performed before the law was changed and the act made illegal.
Bill 1) A statement of what is owed. 2) A legislative proposal for enactment of a law. 3) An old-fashioned term for various documents filed in lawsuits or criminal prosecutions.
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Rules and enactments of an administrative agency.
A re-trial or reconsideration of a case or an issue by the court at the request of a party.
Definition: Rules and enactments of an administrative agency.
Definition: A re-trial or reconsideration of a case or an issue by the court at the request of a party.
(1) The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted. (2) Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body.
by which the signer requires the bank to pay a third party a sum of money. This is a holdover from the days when a person would draw up a "bill of exchange." 2) a statement of what is owed. 3) any paper money. 4) a legislative proposal for enactment ...
A law which derives its authority from the common consent of the people, without any legislative enactment. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 120. ... more ...
federal statute that describes the rights and responsibilities of cargo owners and ship operators when goods, known as cargo, are transported by sea. It is the United States enactment of the Hague Rules and as such is based on those rules but ...
CONSTABLE - An officer, generally elected by the people, who possesses power as a conservator of the peace at common law, and by virtue of various legislative enactments.
These acts also establish the procedure by which such claims are made. Before the enactment of tort claims acts, government bodies could not be sued without the specific permission of the government.
ex post facto After the fact; a statute is termed ex post facto if it purports to affect situations in existence at the time of its enactment.
caused to a child, by making or causing to make a situation or event which may attract a child consequently leading to an accident, loss or damages. Eg. Leaving a pit uncovered or unfenced.2. Carelessly leaving a harmful object. Recent enactments ...
A formal written enactment of a legislative body, whether federal, state, city, or county.
stay - n. A stopping; the act of arresting a judicial proceeding by the order of a court.
The number required is determined by a fixed percentage of the votes cast for all candidates for governor at the general election preceding the filing of the petition. Initiative petitions for statutory enactments require six percent, currently 66, ...
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