parliamentary law

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par′liamen′tary law′

the body of rules, usages, and precedents governing the proceedings of legislative and deliberative assemblies.
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Noun1.parliamentary law - a body of rules followed by an assembly
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
interpellation - (parliament) a parliamentary procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy
standing order - a rule of order permanently in force
cloture, gag law, gag rule, closure - a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
point of order - a question as to whether the current proceedings are allowed by parliamentary procedure
previous question - a motion calling for an immediate vote on the main question under discussion by a deliberative assembly
mover, proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
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There are no likely changes in parliamentary law set to drop over the next 12 months, and the official governmental line is still that employers should limit testing to only those that need it, ensure that tests are random, and not single out employees unless justified by the nature of the job.
Making decisions on important matters such as those requires the casting of votes, and keeping that process fair and efficient requires the use of some basic principles of parliamentary law.
However, research by Vernon Coleman suggested that because Ted Heath failed to hold a general election with membership of a European common market in its manifesto or holding a referendum on the issue, he did actually break parliamentary law which in effect means that we never actually legally joined either the Common Market or the EU.
Automatic prison sentence for assaulting players or referees/linesmen written into parliamentary law.
Consequently, this article deals not with what is currently before the courts but with the principles of parliamentary law raised by these events.
"It is my serious charge with full sense of responsibility, that a distinguished woman leader is the ultimate leader of the Congress party, yet such a barbaric inhuman Triple Talaq curse was not allowed to be ended by a parliamentary law because of ambiguity and the vacillations of the Congress party," said Prasad.
The ( British Royal Family website revealed that this is all based on the British Parliamentary Law, which determines who is qualified to sit next to the throne.
Earlier, the LHC had issued notices to ECP and Parliamentary Law Affairs Ministry to seek instructions to add NOTA option in the ballot papers.
According to Abu Shoqa, the verdicts issued against Bishr in the misdemeanour cases are ones that affect his honour and integrity, resulting in terminating his membership from parliament in accordance with article 110 of the constitution and article 6 of parliamentary law, noting that the committee decided to refer a memorandum with its decision and vision with regard to the issue to parliament's bureau.
There will be no weak president or a parliamentary law that does not ensure representation," Bassil said.
In this respect, the Awami League leaders should also consider about taking into account the fact that one night before calling on the military to keep law and parliamentary law, the Awami League activists had carried away the cold blooded murder of almost all West Pakistani officers and their families, who were then serving in the East Pakistan rifles deployed on borders with India.

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