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Act of Parliament

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAct of ParliamentˌAct of ˈParliament noun  a law that has been officially accepted by a parliament, especially the British Parliament. Before a law becomes an ‘Act’, when it is still being discussed, it is called a ‘bill’.From Longman Business DictionaryAct of ParliamentˌAct of ˈParliament noun (plural Acts of Parliament) [countable]LAW a law made by the central national elected body of Britain or of some other countriesNew regulations will require an Act of Parliament.
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