enabling act

NOUN
  1. a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law
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  • Having the Senate go from supinely emulating the Weimar Reichstag's Enabling Act (with infinitely less excuse than the Germans) to becoming themselves the defier of constitutional constraints. Senate Dems To Block Burris' Path To Senate -- Perhaps Even Literally
  • The 1894 Utah enabling act says “That the people inhabiting said proposed State do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof; ...” The Volokh Conspiracy » Can a State Use Eminent Domain to Take Federal Land?
  • An Enabling Act gave Hitler"s government full legislative power.
  • Can powers granted by an enabling Act only be enlarged or modified by express words of authorisation?
  • That the enabling Act did not impower the King, to grant such a Commission. John Adams diary 36, 17 - 22 November 1782
  • The connection to education is Section 9 of the Utah Enabling Act, which made Utah astate: The Volokh Conspiracy » Can a State Use Eminent Domain to Take Federal Land?
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