- Laws, considered collectively: tax legislationMore 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.
mid 17th century (denoting the enactment of laws): from late Latin legis latio(n-), literally 'proposing of a law', from lex 'law' and latus 'raised' (past participle of tollere).