Act of Parliament


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Act of Parliament

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2) An act of parliament has been since passed by which some breaches of trust have been made capital.
The next day, Athos, leaning out of his window, which looked upon the most populous part of the city, heard the Act of Parliament, which summoned the ex-king, Charles I.
The milkman said he knew of two young ladies of the highest respectability who were in search of a suitable establishment, and he took a card,' interposed Mrs Wilfer, with severe monotony, as if she were reading an Act of Parliament aloud.
I don't know any act of parliament that's equal to him in clearness.
Such, also, was the Declaration of Right presented by the Lords and Commons to the Prince of Orange in 1688, and afterwards thrown into the form of an act of parliament called the Bill of Rights.
A man may call his house an island if he likes; there's no act of Parliament against that, I believe?
To be sure, there might have been a purpose in his questions; for though he was thus sequestered, and like the other landed gentlemen of Scotland, stripped by the late Act of Parliament of legal powers, he still exercised a patriarchal justice in his clan.
You can't make people good by Act of Parliament, - that is something.
Since the Act of Parliament, which had been hurriedly passed, authorizing assessments for sanitary measures, there had been a Board for the superintendence of such measures appointed in Middlemarch, and much cleansing and preparation had been concurred in by Whigs and Tories.
Andrew Little says, Declarations of inconsistency can perform an important function by informing Parliament that the senior courts consider an Act of Parliament to be inconsistent with the fundamental human rights affirmed in the Bill of Rights Act.
Therefore, in accordance with the Act of Parliament and, equally important, the stated intention of Parliament made by both sides of the argument, a simple majority would be binding.
He argued that the concept of separation of powers is the foundation on which the edifice of the Indian constitutional democracy is built, adding that the power of each section is equally divided and an MP appearing in a court challenging the Act of parliament would lead the situation into jeopardy.