enforceable enforceable  /ɛn ˈfɔr sə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being enforced

Usage(s):

  1. But others fear that an enforceable climate agreement is still a long ways off, due in no small part to the enduring differences between developed and developing countries.
  2. Compare that to the political complexity and the economic unknowns associated with a meaningful and enforceable global climate accord.

News

  1. Racketeering law poorly written but still enforceable, Ohio Supreme Court rules

    Ohio’s Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations law might be poorly written but not bad enough to be unenforceable. The Ohio Supreme Court yesterday upheld the 10-year mandatory sentence for those convicted of violating the RICO statute during the commission of a first-degree felony. In a 4-3 ruling, the court reversed a decision by the 9th District Court of Appeals and reinstated a 10 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

  2. Bill to Ensure First Nations Have Access to Safe Drinking Water Passes Third Reading in the House of Commons

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 10, 2013) - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development announced that Bill S-8, the Government's Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act passed third reading in the House of Commons. This bill will fill a longstanding legislative gap that will allow for the creation of enforceable standards for drinking water ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. Harman attacked Goodwin on the Andrew Marr programme, saying: "It might be enforceable in a court of law, this [pension] contract, but it is not enforceable in the court of public opinion, and that is where the government steps in. Sir Fred Goodwin...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Harriet Harman Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "While these all are positive steps, unfortunately the current draft order falls short of including (all of the) tailored and enforceable conditions, with meaningful implementation deadlines, that consumer groups, other companies, and Google have...
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Eric Schmidt Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "A strictly enforceable downer ban will eliminate confusion and move the ball forward on food safety and humane standards," said Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., who chairs the Appropriations agriculture subcommittee.
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Herb Kohl Source: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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