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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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We do not want to return time after time to London, to ask for more powers when the time will come to legislate in Wales following further linguistic developments in the future, which is certain to happen over the next few decades.
Shiokawa, however, said, ''Although the LDP Policy Research Council has urged us to legislate them during the extraordinary Diet session, the LDP Tax System Research Commission has said it may be impossible to do such.
Yasuoka said Japan would be ready to legislate the ban on conspiracy to commit organized crime, but he expressed reluctance about establishing immunity from prosecution.
You can't legislate stupidity, because people do stupid things, always will, and government should get out of the business of passing laws to stop them.
ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that role of Parliament is to legislate and keep vigilant eye on performance of the administration.
A settlement which gives the Assembly powers to legislate on school transport but not on the actual vehicles used is illogical, ineffective and unsustainable in the long term.
THE Queen formally approved the first Legislative Competence Order (LCO) yesterday giving the Welsh Assembly more powers to legislate to help children with additional learning needs.
I think the basic point is whether you want to legislate on the basis of hypotheticals or whether you want to legislate on the basis of the evidence that we have acquired through practice," Sir Ken said.
city attorney claims that city council members are eager to legislate in favor of gay and lesbian couples today if a battle presents itself.
Robertson blasted the court for its rulings on abortion, gay rights and the "so-called" separation of church and state, telling his viewing audience, "Well, the time has come for somebody who says we're not going to legislate from the bench, we're going to abide by the Constitution.
We can legislate against that as long as it's officiated with common sense,'' said Chargers coach Marty Schottenheimer, who favors the rule.
The Church of Nigeria, all 17 million of them as we are constantly informed, appears to want an Anglican Vatican so that it can legislate who can and cannot be an Anglican.