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law·mak·er

 (lô′mā′kər)
n.
A legislator.

law′mak′ing n.

lawmaking

(ˈlɔːˌmeɪkɪŋ)
n
(Law) the process of legislating or making laws
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lawmaking - the act of making or enacting laws
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
criminalisation, criminalization - legislation that makes something illegal; "the criminalization of marijuana"
decriminalisation, decriminalization - legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
enactment, passage - the passing of a law by a legislative body
legislation, statute law - law enacted by a legislative body
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
reconsider - consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
filibuster - obstruct deliberately by delaying
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2 : a single meeting (as of a court, lawmaking body, or school)
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Even more important - and not unrelated - to decline to observe lawmaking is to deny oneself an understanding of how democracy works, how life is expressed through law.
Bato on training for Senate: I am a PhD holder, I know policy-making !-- -- (Philstar.com) - May 27, 2019 - 9:03pm MANILA, Philippines Senator-elect Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, former police chief, clarified Wednesday that he has knowledge in policy-making after he previously mentioned his intention to attend lawmaking training and seminars.
'Its been 16 years since he was last in the house, his knowledge of the inner workings of the house as regards lawmaking and management of the house will be at best minimal and at the other extreme archaic and outdated.'
Criticising the police, the Sindh information adviser said, 'The police's job is to police and our [government's] job is lawmaking but it seems like some police officers have started making the laws.
Criticising the police, the Sindh information adviser said, "The police's job is to police and our [government's] job is lawmaking but it seems like some police officers have started making the laws.