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Definition of the noun Act of Parliament

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noun

  1. [Commonwealth] a law which has received assent (royal or presidential or gubernatorial) after having been passed by the houses (or house) of Parliament

Explanation

Act of Parliament: An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament. In the Republic of Ireland the term Act of the Oireachtas is used, and in the United States the term Act of Congress is used.

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Google previewThe Picture of Parliament, Containing a Biographical Dictionary of the Irish Members ... (1831)

by F. B. Hamilton

ACT of PARLIAMENT. When a Bill has met the concurrence of ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of the Revolutions and Wars of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1639-1660 (2004)

by Stephen C. Manganiello

ACT OF PARLIAMENT An act was a measure passed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2007)

by Graham Gooch, Michael Williams

Act of Parliament (statute) A *document that sets out legal rules and has (normally) been passed by both Houses of *Parliament in the form of a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

An act of parliament first introduced in 1878 to regulate ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

Act of Parliament (statute) A document that sets out legal rules and has (normally) been passed by both Houses of *Parliament in the form of a *Bill and agreed to by the Crown (see royal assent). Under the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1785)

by Francis Grose

Act of parliament, a military term for small beerj five pints of which, by an act of parliament, a landlord was formerly obliged to give to each soldier gratis. Acteon, a cuckold, from the horns planted on the head of Acteon by Diana. Adam's ale ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

Act of Parliament A statute that sets out the law, the legal will of Parliament in written form. The Acts provide the broad principles, with the detail of the law covered by regulations in the form of a statutory instrument. actuator A mechanical ...

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Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.Small photo of Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) in Amsterdam, one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament. More...

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