Definition of Enabling legislation
1. Noun. Legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law.
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Lexicographical Neighbors of Enabling Legislation
Literary usage of Enabling legislation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recovering Correctional Costs Through Offender Fees by Dale Parent (1994)
"... are distributed as follows: Table Dl: Number of States with Correctional Fee enabling legislation Michigan enacted the first correctional fee statute in ..."
2. Trade and Regulatory Reform: Insights from Country Experience by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2001)
"The fact that the regulators have been set up through specific enabling legislation lends them a degree of independence and protection. ..."
3. Managing Small-Scale Fisheries: Alternative Directions and Methods by Berkes, Fikret (2001)
"enabling legislation is also necessary so that groups of users may be authorized to define boundaries and obtain security in tenure for resource-use rights ..."
4. Protectors Or Pretenders?: Government Human Rights Commissions in Africa by Binaifer Nowrojee (2001)
"Despite the circumscribed working conditions, the two serving commissioners set to work, and within six months had drafted enabling legislation, ..."
5. The Small Business Innovation Research Program: The First Decade (1993)
"Beginning with the extended, often acrimonious debate which surrounded passage of the original enabling legislation; continuing through the early, ..."
6. Financial Services Reform: Congressional Hearing edited by Michael G. Oxley (1999)
"I don't know if we ever will, even if enabling legislation is passed. However, we believe that our current core businesses, including life insurance, ..."