|n.||1.||The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration; as, the promulgation of the gospel.|
|Noun||1.||promulgation - a public statement about something that is happening or going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"|
|2.||promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect|
|3.||promulgation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"|
PROMULGATION. The order given to cause a law to be executed, and to make it
public it differs from publication. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 45; Stat. 6 H. VI., c.
2. With regard to trade, unless previous notice can be brought home to the party charged with violating their provisions, laws are to be considered as beginning to operate in the respective collection districts only from the time they are received from the proper department by the collector. Paine's C. C. R. 32. See Paine's C. C. R. 2 3.