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Acts of Parliament

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Acts Of Parliament a.k.a. 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 Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law (1811)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

The Acts of Parliament, Statutes or Edicts, made by the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in Parliament assembled, compose the Leges Scrifitx, the written laws of the ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1867)

Explaining the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law... by J.J.S. WHARTON

The erection, maintenance, and regulation of gaols are provided for by several Acts of Parliament; of which see 4 Geo. IV. 0. 641; 5 Geo. IV. cc ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

They would, how- the contract subsisting between them, and left ever, consent to such acts of parliament as were them to act as they thought proper. The peo- calculated merely for the regulation of commerce, pie in every respect manifested ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Divers acts of parliament have attempted to bar, restrain, suspend, qualify, or make void the acts of subsequent parliaments : but this could never be effected, for a latter parliament hath ever power to abrogate, suspend, qualify, or make void ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

Divers acts of parliament have attempted to bar, restrain, suspend, qualify, or make void the acts of subsequent parliaments : but this could never be effected, for a latter parliament hath ever power to abrogate, suspend, qualify, or make void ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Criminal Justice (2012)

by Peter Joyce, Neil Wain

and further reading Acts of Parliament (Statutes) since 1996 are located on the Office of Public Sector Information website, Acts of the UK Parliament and Explanatory Memoranda [Online] www.opsi.gov.uk/acts Home Office (2008) From the ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

and hath been uniformly continued by a regular series of precedents to the present time : and this power, though not expressly declared by any act of parliament, yet is recognized by several acts of parliament, which do very strongly imply it.

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Acts of Parliament going back to 1497.

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