Is it correct to say..."issue a law

English translation: pass/introduce a law

05:54 Sep 18, 2019
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Greek term or phrase: Is it correct to say..."issue a law
Greek law student has asked. Is it correct to say "issue a law' or is only "pass a law" used and where is "issue" used in regard to laws.

This student speaks English well and is studying to become a lawyer in Greece.
krana
Local time: 05:07
English translation:pass/introduce a law
Explanation:
Depending on the stage of the legislative process, it could be introduce (before adoption). Otherwise, pass, adopt, approve, enact
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Danae Seemann
Greece
Local time: 05:07
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4 +3pass/introduce a law
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pass/introduce a law


Explanation:
Depending on the stage of the legislative process, it could be introduce (before adoption). Otherwise, pass, adopt, approve, enact

Danae Seemann
Greece
Local time: 05:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Philip Lees: I agree issue is definitely wrong.
16 mins

agree  Peter Close
59 mins

agree  Dimitra Iconomou: In the US, a bill is first introduced, voted on and then if it passes in the House and the Senate it is signed by the President and it becomes a law.
12 hrs
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