legislative rule

noun

: a rule adopted by a government agency in accordance with the notice and comment requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act that has the force of law and imposes new duties on the regulated parties

called also substantive rule

compare interpretive rule

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“Legislative rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/legislative%20rule. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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