- an enacting or being enacted
- something enacted, as a law or decree
- An example of an enactment is to sign a bill into law.
- An example of an enactment is a historical event being acted out a high school play.
The definition of an enactment is the process of making a law, or acting out a scene from a play or document.
- a. The act of enacting.b. The state of being enacted.
- Something that has been enacted: “Dance itself is the enactment of an energy which must seem … untrammeled, effortless, masterful” ( Susan Sontag )
- The act of enacting, or the state of being enacted.
- The actors' powerful enactment of the play was breathtaking.
- The enactment of this law will be a great step backward for our country.
- (law) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.
- The enactments passed by the council that year included sweeping reforms.
- (4) The enactment of new and more stringent registration laws.
- The statute of 1630 forbidding the exportation of wool, followed by the Plague of 1665, led to a serious trade depression, while the former enactment resulted in the vast smuggling trade which spread along the coast, 40,000 packs of wool being smuggled to Calais from Kent and Sussex in two years.
- Even persons without means may obtain land, an enactment enabling them to purchase on credit to the extent of nine-tenths of the value of the land acquired.
- Apart from gardens and house-property,, all land was, according to this enactment, owned by the state;.
- The scheme of readjust- tions of ment, known as the Enactment of the Delegates of 1803.