Act of Parliament love

Act of Parliament

Definitions

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  • noun A law which has received assent (royal or presidential or gubernatorial) after having been passed by the houses (or house) of Parliament

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Examples

  • Believe it or not, an Act of Parliament making it legal for a widower to marry his deceased wife's sister.

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  • Believe it or not, an Act of Parliament making it legal for a widower to marry his deceased wife's sister.

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  • A ruling that an Act of Parliament is incompatible with the ECHR does not detract from the validity of the Act.

    Archive 2004-12-19

  • A ruling that an Act of Parliament is incompatible with the ECHR does not detract from the validity of the Act.

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  • Parliament did not have the power to effect the provisions contemplated in that Act by means of ordinary Act of Parliament, as opposed to an Act amending the Constitution.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Why, my Act of Parliament is enough to frighten all good

    A Dialogue Between Dean Swift and Tho. Prior, Esq. In the Isles of St. Patrick's Church, Dublin, On that Memorable Day, October 9th, 1753

  • By a recent Act of Parliament, foot passengers crossing Blackfriars-bridge are allowed to walk on whichever side of it they like best.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 2, 1841

  • Constitution would bear on its face that the Act of Parliament on which it depended could be changed by the British Parliament as lawfully as can the Act 18 & 19 Vict.c. 55, which calls into existence the

    England's Case Against Home Rule

  • But on Friday May 13, as part of Museums at Night weekend, bookable, curator-led candlelit tours will offer a rare glimpse of the house that an Act of Parliament has kept just as it was when its owner was alive and in occupation.

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  • The Australian Stock Company, incorporated by Act of Parliament for the Cultivation and Improvement of the Waste Lands in the Colony of New South Wales’, established its headquarters here in the early days of land settlement.

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