Examples of enactment in a Sentence
as a result of an enactment by Congress, this breathtaking canyon will be permanently protected from development
the enactment of the murder is never actually shown on screen
Recent Examples of enactment from the Web
The White House issued a one-page news release announcing its enactment.
Schaeffer's murder was the catalyst for the first of its kind 1994 stalking law in California – enactment of similar laws followed in every other state.
After the enactment of Article 155, the Catalan regional government will be dissolved....— The Christian Science Monitor, "Trump’s presidency could last longer than some expect, Poland is chipping away at people’s freedoms, Too early to celebrate a Palestinian reconciliation, What lies ahead for Catalonia after Article 155, Japan must enshrine Abe’s foreign-policy vision," 4 Nov. 2017 ,
The law’s critics say its enactment would cement the devolution of Poland, the largest country in what was once Europe’s eastern bloc, into a weaker democracy.
But the Senate’s budget reconciliation rules allowing Republicans to skirt a Democratic filibuster forbid legislation from adding to the deficit beyond the first decade after its enactment.
As a result, many powerful groups stood to lose from the passage of legislation, while few stood to immediately profit from its enactment.
The deadline comes 25 years after the enactment of that law, which mandated the release of all government documents related to the Kennedy assassination in an attempt to quell conspiracy theories that have long swirled around the assassination.
As expected, the GOP's proposal would dramatically slash the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, and the way the president has set up his various businesses makes the proposal's potential enactment even more lucrative for him.
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First Known Use of enactment
Synonymsact, bill, constitution, law, ordinance, statute
Related Wordscommand, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, fiat, ruling; bylaw, ground rule, regulation, rule; amendment, legislation; common law, martial law; blue law; prohibition, proscription, restriction; canon, capitulary, encyclical
Near Antonymshigher law
legal Definition of enactment
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