Definitions for act of parliament
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Act of Parliament(Noun)
a law which has received assent (royal or presidential or gubernatorial) after having been passed by the houses (or house) of Parliament
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. In Commonwealth countries, the term is used both in a narrow sense, as the formal description of a law passed in certain territories, and in a wider sense for primary legislation passed in any country.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties.
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