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What law would you enact and why? Times, Sunday Times (2016)We must not enact laws which will endanger the lives of people in vulnerable situations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The following laws were enacted to promote fair employment. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThis highlights how important it is for government to enact measures to help boost confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The government has enacted measures that are supposed to make it easier. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He will try to form a national unity government to enact further painful economic measures. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What law would you enact - and why? Times, Sunday Times (2016)By continuing, only bad laws would be enacted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But we didn't know anything of the dramas being enacted behind the scenes. The Sun (2013)These laws were enacted to encourage qualified individuals to serve on the boards of churches and other charities without undue concern about personal liability. Christianity Today (2000)Popular participation is generally limited to voting for elected officials, who then enact laws that are administered by large bureaucracies staffed by permanent government employees. Sociology (1995)It was made more lucrative by a change in the law enacted in 2009 under Labour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Socialist Government of the time then enacted a law making it harder for companies to dismiss workers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It followed a pledge by the American and Chinese governments to enact almost complete bans on ivory imports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If enacted, the proposals will amount to a huge tilt in the law in the consumers' favour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Confidence had also returned with the success of the reform programmes enacted by governments in Ireland and Portugal under the terms of their bailouts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A person must ask three times, once in writing, for the law to be enacted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On the other hand, to cut the government deficit, we are likely to see the less tasty proposals enacted in the very short term. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And what does it mean for any of the myriad regulations that are enacted by the Government and which affect BT? Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: enact VERB
When a government or authority enacts a proposal, they make it into a law.
The authorities have failed so far to enact a law allowing unrestricted emigration.
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