Translation of legislation in Spanish:

legislation

Pronunciation: /ˌledʒəsˈleɪʃən; ˌledʒɪsˈleɪʃən/

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  • 1.1 (laws) legislación (f) under existing legislation de acuerdo a or conforme a la legislación vigente a new piece of legislation una nueva ley ( or un nuevo proyecto de ley etc) to bring in o introduce legislation introducir* legislación or leyes the legislation on industrial relations la legislación (en materia) laboral
    More example sentences
    • Those are the words that are used in sections of this type in a great deal of legislation.
    • This had made them exempt from certain legislation that does not apply to the Crown.
    • Many of these provisions may make sense if they are placed in ordinary legislation.
    1.2 (act) legislación (f)
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    • In her new job, Cooper will be in charge of legislation leading up to the euro referendum.
    • Cohen shows how immigration legislation has not just been about keeping people out.
    • Valerie Keating is the Home Office official in charge of the proposed legislation.

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