The Law and Custom of the Constitution: Parliament

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Clarendon Press, 1911

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Page 160 - 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 280 - SOVEREIGN, WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary supplies to defray Your Majesty's public expenses, and making an addition to the public revenue, have freely and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the several duties herein-after mentioned...
Page xxxi - If a Money Bill, having been passed by the House of Commons, and sent up to the House of Lords at least one month before the end of the session, is...
Page 150 - Money Bill means a Public Bill which in the opinion of the Speaker of the House of Commons contains only provisions dealing with all or any of the following subjects, namely, the imposition, repeal, remission, alteration, or regulation of taxation ; the imposition for the payment of debt or other financial purposes of charges on the Consolidated Fund, or...
Page 355 - His Majesty allowed Earl Temple to say that whoever voted for the India Bill was not only not his friend, but would be considered by him as an enemy ; and if these words were not strong enough, Earl Temple might use whatever words he might deem stronger and more to the purpose."* Such was the influence of the Crown, such was especially the personal influence which George III.
Page xxix - And whereas it is intended to substitute for the House of Lords as it at present exists a Second Chamber constituted on a popular instead of hereditary basis...
Page xxxii - Commons to be necessary owing to the time which has elapsed since the date of the former Bill, or to represent any amendments which have been made by the House of...
Page 60 - Corbett, bailiff of the liberty of the dean and chapter of the collegiate church of St. Peter, at...
Page 341 - That levying money for or to the use of the Crown by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 372 - That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king ; and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.

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