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preamble

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A section preceding the text of a final FDA regulation published in the US Federal Register. The preamble must contain a thorough and comprehensible explanation of the reasons for the Commissioner's decision on each issue raised in comments submitted in response to the proposed regulation.
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Preambles can be a response to interest group politics that speak to only a subset of the citizenry.
At the same rime, the Platonic ideal of preambles can perhaps be reclaimed and reshaped for the modern age.
Although there is a risk that a preamble will oversell the legislation, preambles may also have a role in stating high aspirations, moral teachings, or "meta-legal messages" (15) that could not be realistically reduced to and enforced through the operative text of the law in a society that is liberal and free.
In addition to political and expressive purposes, preambles also serve professional purposes by speaking to those who administer the law.
This paper will first document the use of preambles in recent federal legislation and attempt to assess the conditions under which preambles are likely to be used.
For this study, I examined the statutes of Canada from 1985 to 2000 and pulled those with preambles of any significant length.
Why has Parliament made increasing use of preambles through the 1990s?
Joined by Commissioners Janice Hahn and Anne Finn, he voted to recommend that the charter's preamble include a provision that reads, ``The city shall not infringe the right of each person to make choices concerning reproductive autonomy except if proven necessary to achieve a compelling objective.
Some members of the commission predicted the preamble would damage efforts to make government more efficient.
Boland said she has problems with several other issues included in the preamble, among them that ``every child in Los Angeles has a right to equal educational opportunity,'' even though the city has no power over the schools.
Residents can air their views on the preamble Monday when the elected Charter Reform Commission meets in Van Nuys.
The preamble documents other instances where congressional action was premised on its understanding that business hedging transactions are outside the scope of the definition of capital assets and, thus, give rise to ordinary income or loss.