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private member's bill

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(Parliamentary Procedure) a public bill introduced in the House of Commons or the legislative assemblies of Canada, Australia, or New Zealand by a private member
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private member's bill

n (Parliament) → progetto di legge ad iniziativa personale
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Mhairi Black, 21, is pushing forward a private members Bill at Westminster after seeing the "terrible effect" sanctions can have.
In fact, the Lok Sabha had voted against the introduction of a private members bill by Tharoor for decriminalising homosexuality.
The Hollywood star made a 'powerful and moving' speech in front of MPs and other speakers at a House of Commons debate hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Choice at the End of Life over an ongoing private members bill that wants to see the right to assisted dying legalised.
The Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights was of the view that the proposed Private Members Bill is beyond the legislative competence of the parliament as its application has been extended to the whole of Pakistan.
The private members bill is a system under which any member could bring his suggestion in front of the Parliament, then on which parliament present its votes.
Some years ago I wrote to my MP Frank Cook, asking if he would put forward a private members bill in the House seeking to replace the outdated Dangerous Dog Act and replace it with more effective legislation.
The end of summer and the winter evenings are drawing in, but if a Private Members Bill submitted by the new MP for Castle Point, Rebecca Harris, is successful, this will change.
Catherine McKinnell told party members Labour should unite behind her Private Members Bill which would force any company winning a big council or Government contract to take on local trainees.
The party spokesman on housing Deputy Ciaran Lynch urged the Government not to oppose a Private Members Bill to allow for a downward review of commercial rents on existing leases.
MK Carmel Shama, who proposed the private members bill, said that insistence on submitting the bill to the ministerial committee was 'poorly considered, and the extreme result has harmed not only the legislative process, but also the idea itself.
MP Albert Owen's private members bill to set up a supermarket ombudsman is being backed by the Government.
FSB national chairman John Wright said: "We were pleased to hear that the Government was considering introducing automatic rate relief when the Private Members Bill was debated.

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