quasi-legislative


qua·si–leg·is·la·tive

adjective \-ˈle-jəs-ˌlā-tiv\

Definition of QUASI-LEGISLATIVE

1
:  having a partly legislative character by possession of the right to make rules and regulations having the force of law <a quasi–legislative agency>
2
:  essentially legislative in character but not within the legislative power or function especially as constitutionally defined <quasi–legislative powers>

First Known Use of QUASI-LEGISLATIVE

circa 1934

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