enabling act

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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization
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The Court first stated that an admission act could confer no power on Congress not conferred by the Constitution.
The respective professions are enumerated in a list forming an annex to the Bar Admission Act.
To ensure an equal footing for the new state of Oregon, the Admission Act required that "all navigable waters of said state shall be common highways and forever free, as well as to the inhabitants of said state as to all other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost or toll therefore.