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Synonyms for legislate

make laws

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  • make laws
  • establish laws
  • prescribe
  • enact laws
  • pass laws
  • ordain
  • codify laws
  • put laws in force

Synonyms for legislate

to put in force or cause to be by legal authority

Synonyms for legislate

make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

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I ask the judges to do their own work otherwise we will legislate against it,' the Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan said on point of order on Friday.
He said Congress "cannot legislate against its own selfish interest," insisting that "legislators have lost the moral authority to be the guardians of the people's money.
They include so-called legal highs, synthetic drugs which are hard to legislate against.
From a public health perspective, the Irish Government should legislate against alcohol advertising and sponsorship.
He claimed Democratic and Republican lawmakers have "zero moral authority to legislate against violence.
Cambodia's does not explicitly legislate against insulting members of its monarchy.
We cannot legislate against the bankers because the legal system feeds off political nepotism, and the three are married into the establishment network that controls our lives.
In March, a collaborative investigation graded each state government on its ability to legislate against corruption and enforce those laws.
Environment Secretary and Meriden MP Caroline Spelman admitted: "Obviously we can't legislate against every thug," but added: "It's the suffering of victims that we are trying to address in this package.
IN relation to Denbighshire County Council proposal to consider recommendations to ensure that caravans are only used for holiday purposes, may I respectfully suggest that they ensure their own 'caravan' is in order before starting to legislate against current site owners in Denbighshire.
But what they didn't know is that attitudes to sex crime, and laws in place to legislate against them, have long been inadequate in Ireland.
He also said that the Sudanese culture suppresses women and that parliament should legislate against such discrimination.
Unfortunately, however, the fact is you can't legislate against every possible problem, whether it's caused by the forces of nature or a business disagreement between two companies who should know better.
How is he going to legislate against a fat, bearded man breaking into children's bedrooms in the dead of night without proof he's been CRB checked?
Each chapter contains long excerpts of codes or treaties that legislate against religious discrimination, including some that are not specifically worded to address the issue.