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legislation,

n the act of making or forming law, or the laws and/or statutes formed by the legislative process.
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After voting that Mason's should continue to be a scholarly work based on legal precedents, the commission conducted an exhaustive search for cases that might apply to legislative procedures and updated those Mason had cited.
One answer to the question lies in the legislative procedure that governs trade deals.
The scope of the consultation procedure was significantly diminished by the Lisbon Treaty, bringing some areas from under that procedure under the ordinary legislative procedure, and some areas under the consent procedure (Chalmers, Monti 2008:35; Miller, Clark 2010).
Decision making: Representatives of the EU Member States are consulted within the framework of certain legislative procedures.
Grade schools from across Quebec were invited to take part in this event, the purpose of which is to introduce these young learners to the legislative procedure.
A second workshop closer to the session may concentrate on legislative procedure and include a mock committee hearing and floor session.
immigration enforcement policy to conform to his own vision of open borders, by means of a back door legislative procedure, charges the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
The timetable is critical to allow finalising the legislative procedure before the end of the current term.
Speaker Wright stresses the importance of knowing the rules and specifically refers to Mason's Manual of Legislative Procedure and Paul Mason, the original author.
It is understood that he will signal a radical departure from the current legislative procedure by asking the select committee to scrutinise the forthcoming Bill to save parliamentary time.
Pitts, no stranger to legislative procedure, served for nearly 30 years on Capitol Hill.
When you live in Washington, it's easy to get caught up in the complexities of legislative procedure.

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