Question of privilege

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(Parliamentary practice) a question which concerns the security of a member of a legislative body in his special privileges as such.

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Members and said that this was the third Question of Privilege against Mr.
The Committee pended the Question of Privilege till its next meeting.
The question of privilege raised by MNA Mohammad Safdar regarding allegations made by Wajid Zia, in-charge Joint Investigation Team (JIT), against the member.
Sources say Sharif family is annoyed with Wajid Zia for being a witness in corruption reference againstthemISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government is all set to punish Wajid Ziawho was the head of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of Panama Papers caseover the question of privilege raised by Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar, it was learnt reliably.
On April 6, 2017, following the Speaker's prima facie finding on a question of privilege raised by Lisa Raitt (Milton) regarding access to the parliamentary precinct, Ms.
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This collection of over a dozen essays explores best practices and research surrounding the question of privilege, defined here as unearned group advantages.
I have received notices on the question of privilege," Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar announced in the Lower House.
The rules for CCOs make no distinction either for or against the use of an attorney as the CCO and the question of privilege.
The relatively simple question of privilege often leads to complex answers.
Blood Money is up next, now that Question of Privilege has been put to bed.
On the Question of Privilege raised by Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, MNA, the Committee constituted a Sub-Committee under the convenership of Sheikh Muhammad Akram, MNA and Mr.