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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The parliamentary law stated that candidates competing on individual seats must obtain a majority of 50+1% votes to win.
Some parties had even warned President Anastasiades not to challenge the parliamentary law by taking it to the Constitutional court, saying that he should respect the will of the majority in the House.
The court ruled that a 2012 decision to lift Dahlan's parliamentary immunity had not been carried out in line with parliamentary law, legal documents showed.
Mattarella, a former professor of parliamentary law and lawyer with a reputation for integrity, resigned Monday as constitutional judge, a post he had held since 2011.
In the field of parliamentary law, the main consequence of the elective nature of the representative mandate and the political pluralism resides in the principle that the doctrine has suggestively consecrated, namely "the majority decide, the opposition express themselves".
However, once the question of receivability has been raised, the chair is bound to make a ruling, taking into account the rules of parliamentary law.
Mr Clark said the new laws are based on key recommendations made by the Victorian Parliamentary Law Reform Committee in 2008, which the former government had shelved.
He said violent battles over many centuries in the North East had for a time stagnated the economy, but through the Act of Union in 1707 when England and Scotland were united by Parliamentary law, the region flourished.
The Future bloc said Tuesday that the payment of salaries was the responsibility of Khalil and did not require a Parliamentary law but only government authorization in line with the General Accounting Law.
Melbourne, June 6 ( ANI ): Former Pakistani asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed has said that his Ashes call-up is a 'dream come true' after a parliamentary law amendment paved his way to England for an Ashes trial.
Relations between the two countries have been shaken by France's overt opposition for several years to Turkey joining the European Union and by a French Parliamentary law recognizing the Armenian "genocide" in 1915, when it is alleged by Armenia that Turkish forces killed 1.
In a ruling published last Thursday, Egypt's High Constitutional Court declared that the country's parliamentary law is unconstitutional.

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