Definition Of ordinance

noun

a piece of legislation enacted by a municipal authority.

a city ordinance banned smoking in nearly all types of restaurants

a prescribed religious rite.

Talmudic ordinances

an authoritative order; a decree.

The details regarding the narrow limits that exist on the right to use these rooms and tight controls over them have since been regulated in special state government ordinances in order to prevent misuse.

Example Of ordinance

  • "The government has the intention to draft an ordinance regulating human reproductive technology in the future, and this will also regulate the use of stem cells, " the spokeswoman said.

  • a city ordinance banned smoking in nearly all types of restaurants

  • A proposed ordinance would ban ‘loitering’ on median strips; violators would be subject to a $500 fine and six months in jail.

  • Bulgarian producers will get preference in public procurement tenders, and this will be regulated by a Cabinet ordinance .

  • City governments passed tongue-in-cheek ordinances prohibiting Skylab from entering the municipal limits, or inviting it into the town, depending on the mood they were in.


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