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The Privileges and practice of parliaments in England collected out of the common laws of this land : seen and allowed by the learned in the laws : commended to the High Court of Parliament by

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Published by Printed for Robert Hartford ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • England and Wales. -- Parliament -- Rules and practice

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Edition Notes

Other titlesA discourse of the privilege and practice of the High Court of Parliament in England
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 848:6
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 44 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15022906M

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Maitland, The Constitutional History of England, pp. –3; May, Erskine May’s Treatise on the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament, 24th ed., pp. –2. See also Parliamentary Privileges Act, (UK), 10 Geo III, c 50 [Parliamentary Privileges Act, ]. THE original or firft inftitution of parliaments is one of thofe matters that lie fo far hidden in the dark ages of antiquity, that the tracing of it out is a thing equally difficult and uncertain. The word, parliament, itfelf (or colloquium, as fome of our hiftorians tranflate it) is comparatively of modern date, derived from the French, and. The origins of Parliament go back to the 13th century, so there are many rules, customs and traditions that help explain its workings. Much of parliamentary procedure has developed through continued use over the centuries and is not written in the Standing Orders. This is sometimes known as 'custom and practice.'. [54] House of Lords (UK) Committee for Privileges, report on parliamentary privilege and the Mental Health Act [–] HL Paper [55] Duke of Newcastle v Morris () 4 LR HL ; Aboriginal Legal Service v State of Western Australia () 9 WAR (SC) at