A rule designed to control the conduct of those to whom it applies. Regulations are official rules, and have to be followed.
A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school.
Rules and restrictions imposed by the government on a market.
An agency may add, revise, or remove text from the Code of Federal Regulations in response to a newly passed law, voluntarily, or at the request of a company or other agency that is affected by that area of the law. Individual changes are usually called rules. Together, they are generally called regulations.
A rule or order issued by a government agency and often having the force of law. Note: An agency is often delegated the power to issue regulations by the legislation that created it. Regulations must be made in accordance with prescribed procedures, such as those set out in the federal or a state Administrative Procedure Act. Federal regulations are first published in the Federal Register and later codified in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Document providing binding legislative rules, that is adopted by an authority.
A rule or order that has legal force, issued by an administrative agency or government. Regulations are issued as the means to enforce specific laws. Compare to Code and Order.
A rule of general application and future effect proclaimed by an agency with jurisdiction.
Refers to a contest or equipment that is set up or made according to the exact rules of the game.
Rules that outline specific procedures developed by federal or state agencies which are used to implement laws.
It refers primarily to the rules promulgated by administrative agencies which implement/enforce legislative enactments.
Any government effort to influence the performance of the economy or the behavior of economic agents, especially firms, within it. Conflicts sometimes arise between domestic regulations and international commerce or commitments.
A requirement (defined broadly) having the force of law.
Agencies regulate media through laws and guidelines. Advertising regulation takes place through the Federal Trade Commission. Broadcasting is regulated through the Federal Communications Commission. Media messages are also regulated through laws governing libel and self-regulated by business and professional organizations such as the National Association of Broadcasters. Deregulation trends in the 1980s swept away many government regulations intended to constrain media industries in the United States.
A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
rules placed by the federal government on how industries operate.
Regulation is the setting of rules of good prudential behaviour for financial institutions and pension plans. This involves input into developing and interpreting legislation and regulations, issuing guidelines and considering requests from institutions and pension plans as required by law.
A government control (document) that provides technical specifications for the enforcement of statutes. Each state may approve the FDA’s Food Code (itself a recommendation only) or provide its own rules regulating the food service industry.
A principle, rule, or law designed for controlling or governing behavior.
Here: Legislation passed by the EU Council of Ministers concerning the use of tachographs (e.g. EEC Regulation No. 3820/85 and 3821/85).
an authoritative rule
a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
the state of being controlled or governed
the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment"
a delegated or subordinate legal instrument made by the authority of legislation passed by the Legislature and controlled by a Minister responsible for the overall area
a form of secondary legislation which is used to implement a primary piece of legislation appropriately
a general rule governing people's rights or conduct that is promulgated by a state agency and has the force of law
a governmental standard and has the force of law
a legal document made by Council, which supports the Statue already in existence relating to that specific topic, and approved by the Minister for Tertiary Education
a limited and often , temporary law, intended to secure some particular end or object
an official rule, often made by a state agency)
an order, rule, form, tariff of costs or fees, proclamation, letters patent, commission, warrant, bylaw or other instrument enacted in execution of a power conferred under an Act, or by or under the authority of the Lieutenant Governor
a piece of HSE legislation
a policy or procedure affecting the public that implements, interprets, or makes specific a statute -- such as a labor law -- that a state agency enforces or administers
a rule created by an administrative agency or body that interprets the statute(s) setting out the agency's purpose and powers
a rule enacted by an agency of the Executive Branch to administer and enforce a Law passed by Congress and to specify penalties for violators
a rule set out to govern the behavior of those it applies to
a set of rules, which take effect in all Member States immediately upon the approval of the Council and, if necessary, the European Parliament, as well
a state document that details a manner of operation for one or more statutes or portions thereof, and is wholly constrained by standing statutes and court precedents and rulings
a statement that exercises the State Personnel Director's constitutional administrative power or delegated legislative power
(as in primary productivity regulation by environmental processes); a process, method, or law of nature that controls or restricts action.
The limitations and guidelines that governments place on industry and individuals.
Government control over the obligations and rights of a public utility for the purpose of providing the consuming public both the benefits that would be achieved by competition and the efficiencies that result from allowing a monopolistic company to operate.
Rules enforced by a government agency to restrict economic activity by determining prices, product standards and types, and the conditions under which new firms may enter the industry. Back to the top
A requirement or rule passed by an agency or department of federal, state, or local government that is authorized to create and enforce a requirement or rule through an authorizing statute or constitutional authority.
Controls and laws which; limit media ownership for example.
Delegated legislation related to a specific Act.
A form of legislation enacted under the authority of a statute by the Governor-General in Council (the federal cabinet), the Lieutenant-Governor in Council (a provincial cabinet), a Minister or government official, or an administrative board. Typically, the regulations will set out detailed provisions that are not essential to include in the statute. This power to enact regulations permits the government to act expeditiously and introduce changes without having to enact a new statute.
an order, rule, tariff of costs or fees, warrant, bylaw or other instrument enacted in execution of a power conferred under an Act, or the authority of the Lieutenant Governor in Council. 1.4.1
A rule, ordinance, or law by which conduct, etc. is regulated
law making outside of Parliament. It is a regulation, rule, order or by-law [not municipal by-law] of a legislative nature made or approved under an Act of the Legislature by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, a minister of the Crown, an official of the government or board or commission all the members of which are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Also see Mining Act R.S.O. 1990 section 1.
A prescribed set of criteria and conditions which will include among other things, procedures, rules, specifications and standards for regulating and monitoring a system of vocational qualifications and accreditation by the NTA.
A requirement of compliance having the force of law
a regulation is a rule that indicates how a statute is to be enforced.
An agency statement of general or particular applicability designed to implement, interpret, or prescribe policy to carry out the purpose of a law, and having the force of law.
a rule or order made by government to carry out the purpose set out in a statute;
General term used to describe secondary national legislation and commonly taking the form of a decree.
A rule or order issued by a federal or state executive-branch department or administrative agency, generally under authority granted by statute, that enforces or amplifies laws enacted by the legislature and has the force of law.
(1) a rule adopted by a federal or state government executive branch agency. A regulation is based on and carries out a law. (2) the act or process of governing or regulating.... read full article
An executive ruling or order authorized by legislative statute.
The most rigorous form of EC legislation laying out detailed instructions that are applicable throughout the EC and directly binding upon the Member States.
The act of enforcing policies, rules or laws.
Binding rules governing the conduct of legal entities and individuals, whether they are adopted by a legislative body (laws) or an executive body (regulations).
The government function of controlling or directing economic entities through the process of rulemaking and adjudication.
A Regulation is binding in its entirety, and is directly applicable in all Member States. It is different from a Directive in that it does not require implementing national legislation. A Regulation must be based on a Treaty Article and may be issued by either the Council of Ministers or the European Commission.
Control system specifying the conditions under which the cultivation, production, marketing, prescription, sales, possession or use of a substance are allowed. Regulatory approaches may rest on interdiction (as for illegal drugs) or controlled access (as for medical drugs or alcohol). Our proposal of an exemption regime under the current legislation is a regulatory regime.
Council Regulation (EC) No 2157/2001 on the Statute for a European company
Also known as delegated or subordinate legislation. A regulation must be made pursuant to an Act and must come within the ambit of that Act. Regulations often contain technical and operational detail.
A rule or order, issued by an executive authority, prescribed for management or government and having the force of law.
The formulation and issuance by authorized agencies of specific rules or regulations, under governing law, for the conduct and structure of a certain industry or activity.
A requirement established by a governmental agency and approved through legislative or administrative act, and having the effect of law.
Rules imposed by governmental entities to proscribe and manage the conduct, or economic or social effects of a business or service. In our context, this means advertising. In the US, government does not tell advertisers what they may say in ads, only what cannot be said.
A rule adopted by a State regulatory agency to implement, interpret, or make specific the law enforced or administered by it, or to govern its procedure.
A rule or order which has the force of law, and is issued by a state agency or commission which has been given statutory authority to do so in implementing laws.
government rules that try to control behavior.
A law passed not by the legislature or parliament but by a Cabinet process, under a regulation-making authority contained in a statute.
A rule adopted by a state agency to implement, interpret, or prescribe law or policy or describe its procedure or practice requirements. Agency regulations have the force of law, must be adopted according to procedures described in the law, and must be approved by the Legislative Regulation Review Committee.
Insurance is a state-regulated business. State insurance laws are administered by insurance departments, whose job includes approval of rates and policy forms, investigation of company practices, review of annual financial statements, periodic examination of books and liquidation of insolvent insurers.
An instrument made by the Governor in Council, under an authority stated in an Act, that identifies itself as being a regulation. Apart from proclamations for commencing uncommenced provisions of Acts and rules of court, a regulation is the form of subordinate legislation usually provided for in recent Acts in cases where the subordinate legislation is to be made by the Governor in Council.
A rule, procedure or other formal requirement passed to carry out the purpose of a law. It carries the same legal power as the law. However, the rule of formal requirement may only be used to carry out the purpose of the law under which it is passed.
A rule or order having the force of law issued by the executive authority of government. Cabinet generally makes regulations with the Lieutenant Governor's approval order under statutory authority.
a law, rule, or other order prescribed by authority
A rule made by a state agency to carry out a legislative or administrative mandate. A legally adopted regulation has the force of law (see Administrative Procedure Act).
A law made by a person or body that has been granted (delegated) law-making authority. A regulation is used both to indicate a specific type of delegated legislation as well as to refer generically to all forms of delegated legislation. The Department of Justice issues a special number to indicate that it is a regulation. More broadly, regulation may refer to all government intervention in the lives of citizens.
A rule or law established by the federal or state government which establishes the procedures that a utility must follow.
A rule or law established by the federal or state government that sets procedures that a utility must follow.
(Machine Safety) A governmental order which has the force of law.
An activity of government to control or direct economic entities by rulemaking and adjudication.
A regulation is a legal restriction promulgated by government administrative agencies through rulemaking supported by a threat of sanction or a fine. This administrative law or regulatory law is in contrast to statutory or case law. Regulation mandated by the government or state attempts to produce outcomes which might not otherwise occur, produce or prevent outcomes in different places to what might otherwise occur, or produce or prevent outcomes in different timescales than would otherwise occur.