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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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Mr Murphy also said if Mr Brokenshire decides to legislate for a budget at Westminster, "this phase of the talks process is over".
I can't legislate for only being able to bring in loans.
Parliament is the representation of the will of the people as they elect their representatives to solve their problems and legislate for them, said the Prime Minister while talking to Parliamentarians at his Parliament House Chamber.
Advocate General for Scotland Lord Wallace will set out the UK Government's conclusions on the competence of the Scottish Parliament to legislate for a referendum on independence during a lecture at Glasgow University.
We can't legislate for the bounce of the ball, but I can legislate for my players being in the right positions to take advantage when it goes our way and they didn't do that.
Dear Editor, The Tories say it is unfair that the Scottish and Welsh MPs sitting at Westminster can legislate for England over matters which in their own countries are controlled by the Scottish Parliament let alone the Welsh Assembly.
With each basis point in borrowing cost adding more than $200 million a year to the deficit, the stakes are too high to legislate for the sake of mere consistency among securities laws.