The Government of England by A. Lawrence (abbott Lawrence) Lowell

The Government of England by A. Lawrence (abbott Lawrence) Lowell

Author:A. Lawrence (abbott Lawrence) Lowell [Lowell, A. Lawrence]
Language: eng
Format: epub
ISBN: 9781561699049
Google: tQ2mtwEACAAJ
Publisher: Gaunt
Published: 2004-07-15T09:43:52+00:00

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[279:1] S.O. 67.

[279:2] S.O. 66. May (527) points out that these two rules, together with S.O. 68, adopted in 1715, that the House will receive no petition for compounding a revenue debt due to the Crown without a certificate from the proper officer stating the facts, were for more than a century the only standing orders of the House.

[279:3] Todd, "Parl. Govt. in England," 2 Ed., I., 691.

[280:1] As an illustration of the fact that the rise of the authority exerted by ministers over Parliament was contemporary with the loss by the King of personal legislative power, Todd (II., 390) remarks that this rule was first adopted in 1706, and the last royal veto was given in 1707.

[280:2] British North Amer. Act, § 54. Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, § 56.

After the government of India was transferred from the East India Company to the Crown, in 1856, the rule was extended to motions for a charge upon the Indian revenue. S.O. 70.


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