Enacting clause

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that clause of a bill which formally expresses the legislative sanction.

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On very rare occasions, a point of order can kill a bill - for example, if it calls attention to the lack of an enacting clause.
Not only was Labour seemingly enacting Clause 4, by seizing the commanding heights of the economy, but it was doing so with Tory support.
2622, to be discharged from the Senate Commerce Committee with the text after the enacting clause stricken and replaced by the text of S.
It might more properly be called the Enacting Clause of the Constitution (in which case we might view it as somewhat more important.