enabling act

Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for enabling act

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

References in periodicals archive ?
That night in the Reichstag, German social democrats who opposed the Enabling Act were threatened, beaten and prevented from voting.
legislative intent of the enabling act allows standing to enforce based
The essays that make up The Bramble Bush were written between 1929 and 1930, (9) prior to the enactment of the Rules Enabling Act of 1934 and during a pocket of time when efforts at federal procedural reform appeared moribund.
Some allies of the Congress party, which share power with it at the centre, namely the Trinamool Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, were also opposed to the provision of Lokayukta in states, saying the enabling Act will be an infringement on autonomy of the states and go against the federal structure of the constitution.
Sundance aims to have the final terms of the Mbalam Convention agreed by the end of December 2011 with the Government of Cameroon and then expects an Enabling Act which makes the Convention effective to be passed by the Cameroon National Assembly when it is next expected to meet in March 2012.
Mexico entered the Union under the same enabling act, which contained
Constitution, federal statutes, (24) one of the Federal Rules promulgated pursuant to the Rules Enabling Act (REA), (25) or federal judge-made law.
Justice Scalia's plurality opinion ignored the question of whether the state rule is a substantive duck or procedural rabbit; he cared only that Federal Rule 23 is a procedural rabbit and thus preemptive of a conflicting state rule under the Rules Enabling Act.
Kosanke exposes the horrifying consequences of statism to all societies by connecting, in my favorite portion of the book, Hitler's Operation Himmler, Reichstag Fire Decree, and Enabling Act of 1933 to operation Northwoods to the Milgram experiment to the War on Terrorism, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Transportation Security Administration.
7) however, the Court held that when a Federal Rule directly conflicts with state law, the Federal Rule must govern unless it is facially invalid for conflicting with the Rules Enabling Act.
She has also co-sponsored the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act, the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act, the Iran Counter-Proliferation Act, and the Iran Freedom Support Act.
This kind of enabling act anticipates the reaction "I don't agree" and may be termed a "justification," and it anticipates a reaction to the illocution that is being performed.
Fakhoury discussed with Fejfer and Klaus ACTAAEs current plans for the berth expansion within the work frame prepared for this purpose and the future higher throughput and higher capacity enabling ACT to receive the latest Ultra Size container vessels
So, when I got ready to move along with the wheat association and have a wheat commission, we went to the Enabling Act because that is what you had to do.
When Congress passed the Rules Enabling Act (REA), (1) it deferred to the Supreme Court's institutional expertise to enact guidelines for judicial procedure.