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Definition of Act of parliament

Act of parliament Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure
A bill which has been passed by both the House of Commons and the Senate, has received Royal Assent and has been proclaimed. Unless a provision of the Act specifies otherwise, the Act comes into force on the date of Royal Assent.
Under the authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons
Act of parliament Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
An Act of Parliament is a statute  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.

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