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Act of Parliament

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 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 Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

A British act of parliament to amend the law about the * National Health Service, make provision in relation to arrangements and payments between health service bodies and local authorities with respect to health and ...

Google previewWharton's Law Lexicon (1916)

Forming an Epitome of the Laws of England Under Statute and Case Law, and Containing Explanations of Technical Terms and Phrases, Ancient, Modern, and Commercial, with Selected Titles from the Civil, Scots, and Indian Law by John Jane Smith Wharton

Act of Parliament, a law made by the sovereign,'with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal, and the Commons, in Parliament assembled (1 Bl. Com. 85) ; but, in the case of an Act passed under the provisions of ...

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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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