enacting clause

Definition of "enacting clause"
  1. The section of a legislative document that officially states its authorization, typically starting with the words 'Be it enacted'
How to use "enacting clause" in a sentence
  1. The enacting clause of the bill indicates the formal approval of the legislation.
  2. As a legislative requirement, an enacting clause at the beginning validates the legal statute.
  3. The enacting clause gives the bill its legal force and basis.

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