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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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MPs will debate clause 11 of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which places restrictions on the three devolved countries' ability to legislate in devolved fields.
Secretary of State James Brokenshire is expected to update MPs today about the ongoing crisis and its increasingly likely he will legislate for a budget at Westminster.
The next Labour-led Government will legislate a Warrant of Fitness based on tough minimum standards to clean out slum boarding houses, says Labours Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Provinces should legislate as soon as possible in this regard and file report in the court.
NNA - Speaker of the House Nabih Berri said that the Parliament has the right to legislate in all matters, even in the absence of the president of the republic, stressing that the upcoming legislative session's agenda solely includes legislations of necessary.
It has pledged to legislate safe nurse-to-patient ratios, fund up to 4000 new nurse and midwifery graduates and invest an extra $212 million in the nursing workforce, among other measures.
Given the need to rebuild trust with Greece, the Euro Summit welcomes the commitments of the Greek authorities to legislate without delay a first set of measures," it said.
BAGHDAD / Nina / The President Fuad Masum stressed on Thursday the importance of the agreement of parliamentary blocs and the convergence of their views in order to legislate the important laws that affect the lives of citizens.
I can't legislate for only being able to bring in loans.
You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.
Dominic Grieve decided against sending the Wales (Official Languages) Bill to the court, despite Wales Office concerns that it breached Assembly competence to legislate only for the Welsh language, and not English.
Summary: To legislate the transport allowance or not to legislate the transport allowance?