bring (something) into force

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bring (something) into force

To cause something to apply, begin operating, or take effect; to begin implementing or enforcing something. The new government has vowed to bring several policies into force, aimed at helping struggling citizens get by. The new law will be brought into force on the first of January.
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come into ˈforce

make a rule, law, etc. start being used; start being used: The government says it will bring the new rules into force on July the first.After the new housing law comes into force, we will find it easier to buy our own home.
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Summary: Colombo [Sri Lanka], Mar 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena promulgated a state of emergency for a limited period of one week in the country by bringing into force Section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance, Sri Lankan president's media division said.
Mark Carpenter, managing director of Motorpoint, said: "The Government is often accused of not listening to motorists, but it's clear from the results of our poll that for once they are doing just that and bringing into force a long overdue measure - namely banning smoking in cars with children present - a move which the overwhelming majority of drivers support."
Mr Bratton is famous for bringing into force a "zero tolerance" policy to cut murder rates in New York, and reduce gang crime in LA.
He stressed, however, that the Council will consider bringing into force the interim agreement at its forthcoming meetings to be held at the level of EU permanent representative (Coreper)