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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization
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Second, the four enabling acts condition project approvals on
Ambiguous enabling acts, or those that endow conservation easements with
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.
Enabling Act, and those enabling acts that followed, actually created a
The focal and enabling acts that a writer performs in the process of enacting an exchange whereby he anticipates the reactions of the addressee to what he says have been identified in all the judgments selected for study.
In Colorado's 1875 Enabling Act, Congress rejected the idea of directly granting land to townships for school sites, and instead insisted that: the trust land be vested in the state as a trustee; the state establish a permanent fund; and that the fund be managed for profit.
In Part II, I argue that these features of the rulemaking process constrain any subsequent interpretation of the Rules: the terms of the delegation make clear that alterations to the Rules should undergo the process specified in the Enabling Act, rather than taking effect through judicial flat in the course of litigation.
Similarly, the state zoning enabling acts provide specific provisions that vest authority with municipalities to require a "deposit of performance guarantee." The purpose of the guarantee is to protect natural resources or health, safety, and welfare of residents of a municipality by requiring that adequate funds are available to assure project compliance with local zoning regulations.
If, instead, courts were to choose originalism and strictly limit lawmakers to their enumerated powers,(41) then the constitutional metaphor for agency enabling acts seemingly adds nothing to the traditional analogy to corporate charters.
Nine of the eighteen western states had disclaimer clauses in their enabling acts (Table 2).
(35) Many states had multiple enabling acts before they finally joined the Union.
(26) "[T]his Court's rulemaking under the enabling Acts has been substantive and political in the sense that the rules of procedure have important effects on the substantive rights of litigants." Mistretta v.

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