Definition of enforcement
- The act of enforcing; compulsion.
- A giving force to; a putting in execution.
- That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.
Coming into force (also called enforcement or enactment) is a term that refers to the process by which legislation, or part of legislation, and treaties comes to have legal force and effect. The term is closely related to the date of this transition.
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