What does the word enactment mean?

Usage examples for enactment

  1. This enactment, passed by the Scottish parliament of 1551, calls for notice upon other grounds besides those of morality. – A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman
  2. Such a measure will be proposed, and I recommend its enactment. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  3. And, or my own part, I feel no doubt that, whether by the adoption of such a measure as we have been considering, or by some other enactment, steps will before long be taken for the removal of this national disgrace. – Constructive Imperialism by Viscount Milner