legislation

A law or body of laws formally made or enacted. Legislation includes:

statute law (Acts of Parliament, also known as primary legislation)

legislative instruments, such as rules and regulations (also known as subordinate or delegated legislation) made by other persons under a power authorised through statute by the parliament (for example, rules made by the Finance Minister in accordance with the PGPA Act).

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Last updated: 09 February 2017