What does the word enactment mean?

Usage examples for enactment

  1. Such a measure will be proposed, and I recommend its enactment. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  2. 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