quasi-legislative
adjective Date: circa 1934 1. having a partly legislative character by possession of the right to make rules and regulations having the force of law <
a quasi-legislative agency
>
2. essentially legislative in character but not within the legislative power or function especially as constitutionally defined <
quasi-legislative powers
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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