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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A very similar question of privilege was raised by Craig Scott (Toronto--Danforth) on May 8, 2015.
A PPPP lawmaker also raised a question of privilege against the Interior Ministry and the Election Commission of Pakistan for notifying the schedule for the local government elections in Islamabad despite the concerned legislation being pending with the Senate.
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 question of privilege is well explored in work on race, gender and development.
Some shortcomings are noted by authors, such as Byers' pointing to the fact that Degrassi writers never really raise 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.
Fix the time to which to adjourn S A M R Adjourn S M Recess S A M Raise a question of privilege Ch I Call for the orders of the day Ch I
Before business could proceed, David Eggen (Edmonton-Calder) raised a purported question of privilege regarding interference by the Premier in the work of the Committee.
On February 4, 2015, Francois Lapointe (Montmagny--L'Islet--Kamouraska--Riviere-du-Loup) rose on a question of privilege arising from the fact that earlier that day he had been prevented from entering Centre Block by an RCMP officer.
A female MPA from the PkMAP also moved a question of privilege about misbehaviour of the principal of Cadet College Killa Saifullah after she sent the Chairman Board of Directors Cadet Colleges a letter about reported irregularities in the institution, which was sent to the committee.