enabling act

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a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law

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And two of the champions of the raffles, the Michigan Credit Union League with its "Save to Win" prize drawings and a Boston-area nonprofit, the Doorways to Dreams Fund, voiced optimism that the lobbying efforts on the enabling bills in targeted states can succeed during the remainder of 2011.
Welsh Secretary Peter Hain, one of the strongest supporters in the Cabinet for joining the single currency, said he was not disappointed there was no enabling Bill for a referendum.
Gray Davis put the bond measure on the general election ballot this week after the enabling bill passed the state Legislature.
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In a letter to the Nigerian Senate, Obasanjo pleaded with the country's legislators to pass the enabling bill, which outlines salaries and allowances of public officers.
Elsewhere, attention in New Jersey was being focused on the state Assembly following reintroduction of an enabling bill in the state Senate by its president, Steve Sweeney.
More than 150 MPs, nearly all of them Labour, have signed an early day motion expressing their determination to secure a total ban on hunting wild mammals with dogs and looking forward to an early introduction of an enabling Bill.
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