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omnibus bill [1 record]

Record 1 2017-10-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Parliamentary Language
DEF

A bill consisting of a number of related but separate parts which seek to amend and/or repeal one or several existing Acts and/or to enact one or several new Acts.

CONT

Opposition parties discovered Tuesday that the 211-page omnibus bill that has caused so much controversy in the legislature includes a proposed change giving the health minister unilateral power to decide what is medically necessary. Anything that is not considered necessary would be delisted–not paid for by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire parlementaire
DEF

Projet de loi composé de plusieurs parties connexes mais indépendantes qui visent à faire adopter une ou plusieurs lois et/ou à abroger ou modifier une ou plusieurs lois déjà existantes.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Lenguaje parlamentario
DEF

Proyecto de ley compuesto de varias partes conexas con el objeto de hacer adoptar una o varias leyes y/o revocar o modificar una o varias leyes existentes.

OBS

ley ómnibus: La Fundación del Español Urgente (Fundéu BBVA), con el asesoramiento de la Real Academia Española, explica que el sustantivo "ómnibus" es una palabra esdrújula y permanece invariable en plural, incluso en colocaciones como "ley ómnibus", "reglamento ómnibus", "programa ómnibus", "encuesta ómnibus"…, donde "ómnibus" aparece en aposición aportando el sentido de "que afecta a distintos temas o incluye bloques de contenidos diferentes".

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