Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Eilat to ERA

Enabling act


Enabling act, legislation giving special powers to individuals or groups. It was by an enabling act in 1933 that the German National Socialists (Nazis), with Nationalist and Catholic Center support, obtained dictatorial powers. Enabling acts have been used in the United States to set up governments in the territories before they were joined to the Union as states.

Enamel [next] [back] Emulsion

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or