ordained by legislation


ordained by legislation
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  • legislative — leg·is·la·tive / le jəs ˌlā tiv/ adj 1 a: having the power or performing the function of legislating b: belonging to the branch of government that is charged with such powers as making laws, levying and collecting taxes, and making financial… …   Law dictionary

  • legislative — /ˈlɛdʒəslətɪv/ (say lejuhsluhtiv) adjective 1. having the function of making laws: a legislative body. 2. of or relating to legislation: legislative proceedings. 3. ordained by legislation: a legislative penalty. 4. relating to a legislature: a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • legislative — legislatively, adv. /lej is lay tiv/, adj. 1. having the function of making laws: a legislative body. 2. of or pertaining to the enactment of laws: legislative proceedings; legislative power. 3. pertaining to a legislature: a legislative recess.… …   Universalium

  • legislative — leg•is•la•tive [[t]ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) gov having the function of making laws: a legislative body[/ex] 2) gov of or pertaining to the enactment of laws: legislative proceedings[/ex] 3) gov pertaining to a legislature: a legislative… …   From formal English to slang

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