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Legislator

Leg´is`la`tor   Pronunciation: lĕj´ĭs`lā`tẽr
n.1.A lawgiver; one who makes laws for a state or community; a member of a legislative body.
The legislators in ancient and heroical times.
- Bacon.
Many of the legislators themselves had taken an oath of abjuration of his Majesty's person and family.
- E. Phillips.
Noun1.Legislatorlegislator - someone who makes or enacts laws

LEGISLATOR. One who makes laws.
     2. In order to make good laws, it is necessary to understand those which are in force; the legislator ought therefore, to be thoroughly imbued with a knowledge of the laws of his country, their advantages and defects; to legislate without this previous knowledge is to attempt to make a beautiful piece of machinery with one's eye shut. There is unfortunately too strong a propensity to multiply our laws and to change them. Laws must be yearly made, for the legislatures meet yearly but whether they are always for the better may be well questioned. A mutable legislation is always attended with evil. It renders the law uncertain, weakens its effects, hurts credit, lessens the value of property, and as they are made frequently, in consequence of some extraordinary case, laws sometimes operate very unequally. Vide 1 Kent, Com. 227 and Le Magazin Universel, tome ii. p. 227, for a good article against excessive legislation; Matter, De l'Influence des Lois sur les Moeurs, et de l'Influence des Moeurs sur les Lois.

MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, archon, assemblyman, bailie, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, chancellor, chosen freeholder, city councilman, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, congresswoman, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, elder, floor leader, headman, induna, lawgiver, lawmaker, lord mayor, magistrate, maire, majority leader, mayor, minister, minister of state, minority leader, party whip, portreeve, reeve, representative, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, solon, state senator, supervisor, syndic, undersecretary, warden, whip
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Legis constructio non facit injuriam
Legis figendi et refigendi consuetudo periculosissima est
Legis interpretatio legis vim obtinet
Legis minister non tenetur
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Legislatorship
Legislatorum est viva vox
Legislatress
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