- Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking
- a legislative act
- Although enormously influential in shaping the laws of the land, The House of Lords are not actually a legislative body.
- The legislative framework provides much opportunity for correction and amendment of poorly thought out bills.
having the power to make laws
- That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
branch of government — see legislative branch