nondelegation doctrine

noun

non·​del·​e·​ga·​tion doctrine
ˌnän-ˌde-li-ˈgā-shən-
: 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 28 Feb. 2024.

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