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  • proper n. Any of several parliaments of various countries.

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Examples

  • They had moved, the previous day, to an encampment in front of the parliament where they demanded that Members of Parliament devise a budget that would give the clerks a pay raise proportionate to inflation and commensurate with salaries of the police, army and the judiciary.

    Kathy Kelly: Unrest in Pakistan: Moving Beyond U.S. National Interest

  • Dear Canadian Media : Last call for slagging the coalition ... before parliament returns from its 53 day hiatus - after sitting for only 12 days following Steve's October surprise election - due to what the NYTimes headline referred to as : "Canadian leader shuts Parliament in bid to keep power"

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Business Standard Chandrika for women's representation in Lankan parliament Even as the women's reservation bill awaits clearance in India, former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has strongly favoured reservation for women in the Island nation's Parliament, while contending that women by nature are more caring and better negotiators in matter of state and governance.

    India News Digest: Job Loss Due to Global Crisis Declines: Govt

  • This bill came at the right time for debate when the DST has just awarded women in science a day before National Women's day and when parliament had just hosted a Women's Parliament.

    Speech by Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo during the debate on the Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Finance Research and Development

  • While he is correct to assert that he acted within his powers to have prorogued parliament after the passage of the Budget last year, he does not, contrary to his recent claims, have the power to decide when to convene Parliament.

    Malawian Bloggers Discuss The Zimbabwe Crisis

  • PAUL STEINHAUSER, CNN DEPUTY POLITICAL DIRECTOR: Yes, this all started on Thursday when the President was in front of the Israeli parliament, Knesset, the Parliament and he did what some consider a veiled criticism of Barack Obama and other Democrats.

    CNN Transcript May 17, 2008

  • Recently Afghan parliament too tried to control media after some Parliament members complained that some TV channels were “crossing the limits”.

    Media is on track to progress in Afghanistan

  • The Chief Justice had ruled on June 16 that Members of Parliament who joined other parties in parliament dumping the parties that sponsored them to Parliament have crossed the flloor and the Speaker is at liberty to declare their seats vacant.

    Angry University students demand chief justice's head

  • Most members of parliament who are now Democratic Progessive Party members belonged to other parties represented in Parliament and have been affected by the rulling.

    Opposition plan to impeach Malawian President

  • The argument that a referendum undermines parliamentary democracy or the power of parliament assumes that this power is unlimited; that Parliament or, at least, the House of Commons is sovereign.

    Do referendums undermine representative democracy?

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