amend

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  • The new constitution then settled down and was not amended again for thirty years.
  • This law has not been amended since it came into effect.
  • The Charter has been amended over the years according to changes within the group.
  • This charter has been amended several times, but remains in effect today.
  • He tried to amend the constitution to allow for a third term, but was defeated.
  • It may also amend legislation, provided it does not deal with financial matters.
  • You are aware that the Government has introduced a bill for amending these laws. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883, Various
  • Some other states also extended the franchise to women before the Constitution was amended.
  • Constitutions are often amended when people change their minds about what the government should do.
  • The state of Victoria is the first to amend their local road rules, see below.
  • Such working might be necessary if the user wishes to amend the source code itself.
  • They wanted to amend the system, not destroy it and build a new one.
  • Other state representatives can amend a bill in committee or on the floor of the chamber.
  • The house of origin, upon return of its amended bill, may take any one of several courses of action.
  • These changes can not come into effect until amending legislation is passed through the Australian Parliament.
  • The following are the final amended results, not the original results.
  • These conditions are court-approved and can only be changed if a federal judge decides to amend them.
  • The Constitution has also been amended by two other means.
  • Both Acts, though since amended, still remain in force in the United Kingdom.
  • A popular initiative proposed amending the constitution to require the government to provide free health care.
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Meaning of amend

  • verb Make amendments to
    amend the document