Parliamentary Committee

Parliamentary Law Committee Work

Introduction to Parliamentary Committee

The work of deliberative bodies is usually prepared by means of committees. These may be standing committees appointed for a definite time; select committees appointed for a special purpose; or committees of the…

Committee Report

Hierarchical Display of Committee report Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure > Parliamentary sitting > Document for discussion at a sitting
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Parliamentary Session

Parliamentary Session in Election Law Period during which parliament operates. During a parliamentary recess, a permanent committee is usually in place to respond to pressing issues. A parliamentary session differs from a legislative session, which is the duration for which representatives […]

Parliamentary Debate

Hierarchical Display of Parliamentary debate Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure > Parliamentary sitting
Education And Communications > Communications > Communications policy > Public consultation Parliamentary debate Concept of Parliamentary debate See the […]

Oral Question

Hierarchical Display of Oral question Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament > Parliamentary scrutiny > Parliamentary question
Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure > Parliamentary sitting > Question time Oral question Concept of Oral question See the […]

Interest Group

Concept of Interest Group Note: explore also the meaning of this legal term in the American Ecyclopedia of Law. Resources See Also Political Participation Interest Groups Lobbying Resources See Also Government Government Contract Local Government Public Administration Administrative Law […]

Rules Of Procedure

Rules Of Procedure United Nations Rules of Procedure Further Reading A concise encyclopedia of the United Nations (including Rules of Procedure , H Volger, KA Annan -2010) The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations (TG Weiss – 2007) International Law: A Dictionary (including Rules of […]

Question Time

Hierarchical Display of Question time Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure > Parliamentary sitting
Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament > Parliamentary scrutiny > Parliamentary question > Oral question Question time Concept of Question time See the […]

Parliamentary Rules of Procedure

Hierarchical Display of Parliamentary rules of procedure Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure
Politics > Politics and public safety > Institutional activity > Rules of procedure Parliamentary rules of procedure Concept of Parliamentary rules of procedure See the […]

Parliamentary Vote

Hierarchical Display of Parliamentary vote Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Parliamentary procedure
Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Vote
Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Majority voting
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Quorum

A quorum is the minimum number of people o members of a committee, board of directors, society, meeting of shareholders, legislative assembly or other body required to be in attendance in order a vote can be taken or the body to act. Legislative Quorum in Canada As stated by the […]

Public Consultation

Hierarchical Display of Public consultation Education And Communications > Communications > Communications policy
Politics > Politics and public safety > Trends of opinion > Civil society
Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy > Participatory […]

Agenda

Definition of Agenda in International Trade The following is a concept of Agenda in the context of international trade law, from the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): The list of topics to be covered during a negotiation session. An agenda may be arranged in either […]