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Legislature vs. Legislation

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Legislaturenoun

A governmental body with the power to make, amend and repeal laws.

Legislationnoun

The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.

Legislaturenoun

(Canada) A legislative building.

Legislationnoun

Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body

Legislaturenoun

The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.

‘Without the concurrent consent of all three parts of the legislature, no law is, or can be, made.’;

Legislationnoun

The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.

‘Pythagoras joined legislation to his philosophy.’;

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Legislaturenoun

persons who make or amend or repeal laws

Legislationnoun

law enacted by a legislative body

Legislaturenoun

the legislative body of a country or state

‘the Nevada state legislature passed a law to prohibit dumping of nuclear waste’;

Legislationnoun

the act of making or enacting laws

Legislature

A legislature is an assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. They are often contrasted with the executive and judicial branches of parliamentary government in the separation of powers model.

Legislationnoun

laws, considered collectively

‘housing legislation’;

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Legislationnoun

the process of making or enacting laws

‘it will require legislation to change this situation’;

Legislation

Legislation is law which has been promulgated (or ) by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it. Before an item of legislation becomes law it may be known as a bill, and may be broadly referred to as , while it remains under consideration to distinguish it from other business.

‘enacted’; ‘legislation’;

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