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enactment

Legal Definition of enactment

Noun

  1. A law or a statute; a document which is published as an enforceable set of written rules is said to be "enacted".

Definition of enactment

Noun

enactment (plural enactments)

  1. The act of enacting, or the state of being [enacted]].

    The actors' powerful enactment of the play was breathtaking.
    The enactment of this law will be a great step backward for our country.


  2. (law) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.

    The enactments passed by the council that year included sweeping reforms.

Related terms

  • reenactment

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Translation of enactment in Malay

Enakmen

Noun

  1. enakmen



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