law-makers law-makers

Definition(s):

  • (n) persons who make or amend or repeal laws

News

  • UK ordered to install 70,000 electric vehicle charging points by 2020

    European law-makers have passed a resolution that will compel the UK to install a network of 70,000 electric vehicle recharging points as well as hydrogen and natural gas stations by 2020. The European Parliament today endorsed a draft directive that aims to reduce dependence on oil and boost take-up of alternative fuels, so as to help achieve a 60% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from transport ...
    on November 27, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

Quotes

  1. "We know when we work to eradicate violence against women, we empower our greatest resource for development: mother raising children; law-makers in parliament; chief executives, negotiators, teachers; doctors, policewomen, peacekeepers and...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Xinhua

  2. Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Given the fact that Baroness Scotland is the chief law officer of the Government and law-makers shouldn't be law-breakers, this is such an embarrassing...
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Chris Huhne Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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