If the150 convention had met on the authority of an enabling act, its career could not have been more dignified.
The commonwealth was not organized into a territorial form of government, and so, said he, no enabling act could be passed.
Report from Washington says it is probable an enabling act will pass.
Congress then passes a law called an "enabling act," authorizing the people of the Territory to form a State constitution.
In the enabling act Pataha City was designated as the official head until the next election to occur on January 9, 1882.
Sometimes the enabling act provides for admission on proclamation of the President of the United States.
The enabling act was signed by President Cleveland on the 17th of July, 1894.
But that is a mere usage, resorted to when Congress has not thought proper to pass what is called an enabling act.
I understand that the appointment was made in accordance with the enabling act of Kansas.
The enabling act of 1857, would have greatly relieved them, but it was vetoed by Gov. Gardner.