nondelegation doctrine

noun
non·​del·​e·​ga·​tion doctrine | \ ˌnän-ˌde-li-ˈgā-shən- \

Legal Definition of nondelegation doctrine

: a doctrine that Congress may not delegate its duties under the Constitution to other branches of government without violating the principle of separation of powers

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“Nondelegation doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/nondelegation%20doctrine. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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