enabling act


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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization
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amounts to the Court making a new pleading requirement for a specific claim, which conflicts with copious amounts of precedent and the Rules Enabling Act. Part VI will then conclude.
Oklahoma's enabling act of 1906 required the new state to keep its capital in Guthrie at least until 1913.
Debates over authority, in turn, helped to take Germany further down the path toward "unbounded authority" with the 1933 vote on the Enabling Act.
ultimately resulting in the state's first P3 enabling act, the HCA.
(12) Just Scalia lost support from a majority in his interpretation of the Rules Enabling Act (hereinafter "REA"), (13) which governs situations in which federal and state procedural rules seemingly clash.
In 1933, the German Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act, which effectively granted Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
Even the notorious "Enabling Act" from March 1933 -- which gave Nazis absolute power -- has been mentioned to raise the alarm to new levels.
Illinois' enabling act, for example, merely refers to a
The Enabling Act, or statehood bill, was signed by President Cleveland on February 22, 1889, just days before Benjamin Harrison was inaugurated.
The day after the premiere,writes the author, the Reichstag passed the Enabling Act, suspending the Weimar Constitution.
The article concludes that no simple response can be provided to answer these questions as to the burden and standard of proof in SAT and that, in essence, it is a case of the proverbial horses for courses depending under which enabling Act the proceeding is conducted.