The definition of an ordinance is a rule or law enacted by local government.
An act is defined as an action or something which is done.
(Uncountable) The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated.
An authoritative or official decision:
The definition of a statute is a written law passed by a legislature or decree by a ruler.
The time or place of, or a law enacted by, such a session.
The act of measuring:
the act of making or enacting laws
Find another word for legislation. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for legislation, like: ordinance, bill, act, law, charter, regulation, ruling, statute, assize, lex and measure.