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Not to be confused with Ordnance (disambiguation).
Ordinance may refer to:
- By-law, a rule established by an organization to regulate itself
- Local ordinance, a law made by a municipality or other local authority
- Act of Parliament, in some jurisdictions, such as England when the parliament operated without regal sanction, and a number of British colonies
- Royal ordinance, see Decree
- Ordonnance (French constitutional law), , in French government, a regulation adopted by the executive in a domain normally reserved for statute law
- Ordinance (Belgium), a law adopted by the Brussels Parliament or the Common Community Commission
- Ordinance (university), a particular class of internal legislation in a United Kingdom university
- Ordinance XX, a law passed down in Pakistan which prevents Ahmadi Muslims from being identified as Muslims
- Ordination, the process by which one is consecrated
- Ecclesiastical ordinances, the bylaws of a Christian religious organization
- Ordinance (Christianity), Protestant term for religious ritual
- Ordinances of 1311
- List of Acts and Ordinances of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660
- Northwest Ordinance
- MV Ordinence, a British coaster
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