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ordinance

A law or rule adopted by a local governmental authority.
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Don Quixote stopped to take breath, and, observing that silence was still preserved, had a mind to continue his discourse, and would have done so had not Sancho interposed with his smartness; for he, seeing his master pause, took the lead, saying, "My lord Don Quixote of La Mancha, who once was called the Knight of the Rueful Countenance, but now is called the Knight of the Lions, is a gentleman of great discretion who knows Latin and his mother tongue like a bachelor, and in everything that he deals with or advises proceeds like a good soldier, and has all the laws and ordinances of what they call combat at his fingers' ends; so you have nothing to do but to let yourselves be guided by what he says, and on my head be it if it is wrong.
It is thus quite certain that the constitution of the true religion, the ordinances of which are derived from God, must be incomparably superior to that of every other.
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate has declined to accept the Presidential Ordinance regarding amendments in Capital Development Authority (CDA) Ordinance 1960, and directed the Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry to explain with substantive reasons of delay for placing before the Upper House.
The House adopted seven resolutions under Article 128(2)(a) of the Constitution to extend the period of validity of the Punjab Women Protection Authority Ordinance 2017, the Punjab Shehr-e-Khamoshan Authority Ordinance 2017, the Punjab Boilers and Pressure Vessels (Amendment) Ordinance 2017, the Rawalpindi Medical University Ordinance 2017, the Faisalabad Medical University Ordinance 2017, the Nishtar Medical University Ordinance 2017 and the Police Order (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 for a further period of 90 days.
Minister for Mines and Minerals presented 11 ordinances, which included the Punjab Safe Cities Authority Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Local Government (Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Forest (Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Local Government (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Drugs (Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Food Authority (Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Drugs (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Special Protection Unit Ordinance 2015; the Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Amendment) Ordinance 2015; the Infrastructure Development Authority of the Punjab Ordinance 2015 and the Punjab Pure Food (Amendment) Ordinance 2015.
The ordinances laid in the House include the Benazir Income Support Programme Ordinance 2010, the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance 2010, the Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Ordinance 2010, the Price Control and Prevention of Profiteering and Hoarding (Amendment) Ordinance 2010, the Recognition and Enforcement (Arbitration Agreements and Foreign Arbitral Awards) Ordinance 2010, the Women in Distress and Detention Fund (Amendment) Ordinance 2010, the Islamabad Consumers Protection (Amendment) Ordinance 2010 and the Central Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance 2010.
They suggest that the bills be tabled in the House for endorsement instead of promulgating them through ordinance.
ordinance that fines landlords $1,000 a day when they rent to illegal immigrants and revokes the licenses of businesses for five years if they hire illegal workers.
Hotels near Los Angeles International Airport won the first round Wednesday in their legal challenge to a "living wage" ordinance, as a judge ordered the city to delay its implementation.
Two weeks later, on December 20, Baltimore Mayor John Barry Mahool signed into law the so-called West Segregation Ordinance, named after its sponsor in City Council Samuel L.