Translation of legislation in Spanish:

legislation

legislación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌlɛdʒəˈsleɪʃ(ə)n//lɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (laws)
    legislación feminine
    under existing legislation de acuerdo a / conforme a la legislación vigente
    • a new piece of legislation una nueva ley (or un nuevo proyecto de ley etc.)
    • to bring in / introduce legislation introducir legislación / leyes
    • the legislation on industrial relations la legislación (en materia) laboral
    • This may be enforced by law, with a clause in the legislation to set up regulation of care providers.
    • The national legislation in the form in which it now appears adopts the same approach.
    • This is set out specifically in the Act in relation to the interpretation of legislation.
    • Other areas where the law and the media are in conflict include libel and privacy legislation.
    • The court would merely be placing itself in a better position to understand the legislation.
    • A new group set up to review burial and cremation legislation has held its first meeting.
    • Our task is to evaluate the ensuing legislation in the light of all these matters.
    • The case raises the question of the proper construction of the relevant legislation.
    • That section did not empower him to make a radical change of any other kind to any 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.
    • Those are the words that are used in sections of this type in a great deal of legislation.
    • The legislation made the occupier liable and this was held to include the receiver.
    • Now she is calling for new legislation to outlaw the practice and public opinion is being sought.
    • At the same time, legislation reforming the licensing laws should also be in place.
    • In order to examine these submissions it is necessary now to set out the relevant legislation.
    • Local clean air laws are stronger and more comprehensive than state legislation.
    • It remains to be seen whether further delays will hamper the enactment of this legislation.
    • Instead he is talking of changing legislation to allow the imposition of martial law.
    • The primary legislation relevant to this claim is the same as that in Todd's case.
  • 2

    (act)
    legislación feminine
    • It is legislation that is necessary to cover the actual problem we are dealing with.
    • That is not the sort of legislation or approach that we on this side of the House want to see.
    • This is the sort of legislation that should go to the public for a binding referendum.
    • We spend a lot of time on legislation that does not have that level of significance.
    • That is why that legislation did not do all the economic damage that it could have done.
    • He is a man who should seek to gain some greater insight as to why this legislation is not working.
    • Valerie Keating is the Home Office official in charge of the proposed legislation.
    • This legislation is a farce, and it will cause a huge waste of time and money for the courts.
    • That has all led to the investment in growth that this legislation will put into place.
    • It can use this claim to block further legislation, claiming it is superfluous.
    • This is very important legislation on which we on this side of the House want to have a say.
    • I think that at some point it would require legislation to ensure that people took their meds.
    • Cohen shows how immigration legislation has not just been about keeping people out.
    • Though the details of this policy are not yet clear it is certain to require new legislation.
    • If that were to be an outcome of this legislation, it would be a sad and a bad thing.
    • The shift of focus was from the streets to parliament, from mobilisation to legislation.
    • On this legislation he is doing more than the United Future party does in a normal week.
    • In her new job, Cooper will be in charge of legislation leading up to the euro referendum.
    • We on this side of the House do not favour retrospective legislation in the tax area.
    • Opas is calling for legislation to require the scheme to meet the pension in full.