enabling clause

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Noun1.enabling clause - a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law
legislative act, statute - an act passed 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"
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He said that unfortunately, despite having such an enabling clause since 2006, no progress was made towards the establishment of a unified market system in the country because of the pending demutualization process of the domestic exchanges.
There is an enabling clause for extension of Section 80C benefits to mutual fund pension schemes under Section 80C(2)(xiiic) of the I-T Act, it remains to be seen if CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) gives its go ahead," says Jimmy Patel, chief executive officer, Quantum Mutual Fund.
I also believe it is important to strengthen the other regular bodies and surveillance mechanisms of the organization, in particular the Committee on Trade and Development, which should continue to be the focal point and coordinator of all development related activities in WTO, including Regional Trade Agreement under Enabling Clause We regret that two members of this Organization continue to block consensus concerning the observer request of the League of Arab States.
Menendez, in a gesture more symbolic than anything else, issued an emotional plea for members to vote for an amendment that would strike the bill's enabling clause.
The Enabling Clause Does Not Authorize Reward-Based
PCG will be seeking clarification of why there is no confirmation that the Finance Bill will contain an enabling clause to put the new HMRC Charter in statute, despite the Chancellor's promise to do so at the PBR.
Ironically, this option would be exercised by numerous GATT, and now WTO (which has absorbed GATT since 1995), members and even the disciplines imposed by Article 24 are now no longer necessary, under a new Enabling Clause, if the preferential trade arrangement is exclusively among "developing country" members.
The enabling clause (or the Act itself) attracted little attention outside Parliament.
Enabling clause between prime contractors and service contractors (Air Force Materiel Command Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement [AFMCFARS PART 5352.

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