A summary treatise on the practice and proceedings in parliament, the passing of public and private bills, and the law of elections

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Joseph Butterworth and Son, 1825 - Election law - 93 pages
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Page 71 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Page 41 - AFTER the second reading it is committed, that is, referred to a committee, which is either selected by the house in matters of small importance, or else, upon a bill of consequence, the house resolves itself into a committee of the whole house.
Page 49 - The royal assent may be given two ways: 1. In person; when the king comes to the house of peers, in his crown and royal robes, and sending for the commons to the bar, the titles of all the bills that have passed both houses are read; and the king's answer is declared by the clerk of the parliament in Norman-French...
Page 69 - Christmas day, or at any time except between the hours of nine in the morning and four in the afternoon...
Page 63 - ... the lords temporal (who sit, together with the king, in one house), and the commons, who sit by themselves in another. And the king and these three estates, together, form the great corporation or body politic of the kingdom of which the king is said to be caput, principium ct finis.
Page 7 - Ireland at the time elected, and not having declined to serve for any county, city, or borough of Great Britain, to concern himself in the election of members to serve for the Commons in Parliament...
Page 45 - This House will not proceed upon any petition, motion, or bill, for granting any money, or for releasing or compounding any sum of money owing, to the crown, but in a committee of the whole House.
Page 42 - ... of parchment sewed together. When this is finished it is read a third time, and amendments are sometimes then made to it ; and if a new clause be added, it is done by tacking a separate piece of parchment on the bill, which is called a rider.
Page 54 - Ireland, who are forthwith to summon all parties before them who may be concerned in the bill, and after hearing all the parties, and perusing the bill, are to report to the House the state of the case, and their opinion thereupon, under their hands, and are to sign the said bill : The same method is...
Page 43 - ... and the bill remains with the lords, if they have made no amendment to it. But if any amendments are made, such amendments are sent down with the bill, to receive the concurrence of the commons. If the commons disagree to the amendments, a conference usually follows between members deputed from each house...

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