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primary legislation noun


legislation made by the legislative branch of government, rather than rules and regulations made by an authority under powers given to them by primary legislation
Primary legislation is effectively the type of laws passed by Parliament, and lays down the scope of legislation. Secondary legislation governs the way those laws work in practice.

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