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

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Legislative Procedure

Hierarchical Display of Legislative procedure Politics > Parliamentary proceedings
Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament
Politics > Parliament > Parliament
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Legislation
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Opinion (EU)

Hierarchical Display of Opinion (EU) European Union > European Union law > EU act
Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure > Opinion
European Union > European construction > European Communities > ECSC > ECSC opinion
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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 […]

Power of Initiative

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Opinion

Concept of Opinion Note: explore also the meaning of this legal term in the American Ecyclopedia of Law. Embracing mainstream international law, this section on opinion explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Opinion and Europe There is an entry on opinion […]

Parliament

The Legal History of Parliament This section provides an overview of Parliament Parliament in Election Law National body of representatives having legislative power within the state. House of Representatives in U.S. Constitutional Law A list of entries related to House of Representatives may […]

Constitutional Law

Introduction to Constitutional Law Constitutional Law, system of fundamental principles on the organization of a country's government and the limitations of its powers. In the United States, constitutional law refers to legal rights that are directly addressed in the Constitution of 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 […]

Official Journal

Official Journal (oj) and Europe There is an entry on official journal (oj) in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Official Journal (oj)" in the work "A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein", by Rodney […]

Publication of A Law

Hierarchical Display of Publication of a law Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure
Education And Communications > Documentation > Document > Official document > Official Journal Publication of a law Concept of Publication of a law See the dictionary definition of […]

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 […]

Powers of Parliament

Hierarchical Display of Powers of parliament Politics > Parliament
Politics > Political framework > Political power > Advisory power
Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure
Finance > Budget > Budgetary procedure
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Amendment

Amendment Definition Amendment, in legislation, the alteration of an existing statute. In the United States Although the U.S. Congress has no power to alter the Constitution, it does have the power to repeal and alter laws. The method of amending the Constitution is provided by Article […]

Government Bill

Hierarchical Display of Government bill Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure > Legislative initiative
Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Executive competence Government bill Concept of Government bill See the dictionary definition of […]

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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Legislative Power

The Legal History of Legislative PowerThis section provides an overview of Legislative Power ResourcesSee AlsoLegal Biography Legal Traditions Historical Laws History of Law Further Reading Legislative Power in the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) […]

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 […]

Legislation

The Legal History of Legislation This section provides an overview of Legislation Introduction This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of legislation, with a description of the most significant features of legislation at international level. Related Work and Conclusions […]

Executive Competence

Hierarchical Display of Executive competence Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body
Politics > Political framework > Political power > Power of implementation
Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure > Legislative initiative > Government […]

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 […]

Legislative Initiative

Hierarchical Display of Legislative initiative Politics > Parliamentary proceedings > Legislative procedure
Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament
Politics > Political framework > Political power > Power of initiative Legislative initiative Concept of Legislative initiative See the […]