Definition of 'enforcement'
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The watchdog began formal enforcement action as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Failure to comply with an enforcement notice is a criminal offence. Computing (2010)The report includes tips from industry experts and law enforcement groups on how individuals and businesses can secure themselves online. Computing (2010)MPs said that it was better for the regulator to examine and if necessary reject such deals head-on rather than take enforcement action afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)American actors might have been wary of a film some see as a critique of US law enforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Councils spent 50 million on clearing the rubbish and 17 million on enforcement action. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The struggling internet pioneer admitted that the details were stolen and said that it was'working closely with law enforcement '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An enforcement notice was issued last March requiring the grade II listed property to be returned to its original condition. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There have been only nine enforcement actions in the past four years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They objected and planners have issued an enforcement notice stopping him. The Sun (2010)It is used by law enforcement agencies within a strict framework of safeguards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not all parking enforcement needs to be evil. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As the bomber finally surrendered law enforcement officers began cheering and clapping. The Sun (2013)The arrangements would change on the service of an enforcement notice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is appealing against the enforcement notice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Enforcement officers are particularly alarmed by the pending changeover because the number of strays appears to be rising. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Councils can also take out an enforcement notice to make you return the building to its original condition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The agency also claims that it denies access to companies that have breached the industry code on parking enforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The council's planning committee is to meet today to discuss enforcement action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No law enforcement agency anywhere is looking for Madeleine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When he left hospital, he was given an enforcement notice for failing to control mosquito larvae. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All of the fires remain under active investigation and federal law enforcement continues to work to determine the cause of all of the fires. Christianity Today (2000)Doctors, health visitors and social workers are not law enforcement officers permanently and selectively attuned to discovering breaches of statute. Taking Child Abuse Seriously: Contemporary issues in child protection theory and practice (1990)Yesterday nine suspected illegal immigrants were found hiding under a tanker lorry near the Dartford crossing and handed over to immigration enforcement officers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the EU declined to provide details of the alleged infringements or any enforcement action. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If listed building consent was necessary for the work, you can apply for retrospective consent or pay the buyer to insure against enforcement action. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The warden's parking enforcement bosses in Manchester are considering disciplinary action. The Sun (2015)Enforcement action under Operation Mermaid is reaping rewards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This taskforce is actively working and it's headed by some of the most high-ranking law enforcement officers there are. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The very fact that ministers can accrue such a large number of tickets shows just how out of control parking enforcement has become, particularly in London. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Although much of the money went towards law enforcement and anti-corruption initiatives, tens of thousands of pounds were spent on projects that some will find questionable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'enforcement'
British English: enforcement NOUN
If someone carries out the enforcement of an act or rule, they enforce it.
The doctors want stricter enforcement of existing laws.
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