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  Parliament of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1541 Henry VIII declared the Kingdom of Ireland and embarked on the Tudor re-conquest of Ireland.
However, as part of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, the position of Speaker of the House of Lords (as it is termed in the Act) was separated from the office of Lord Chancellor, though the Lords remain largely self-governing.
List of Parliamentary constituencies in the United Kingdom
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 List of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of Scotland
Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of Ireland
For acts passed before 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament to 1600, List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament, 1601 to 1706, List of Acts of the Scottish Parliament to 1707 and List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland to 1800.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Acts_of_Parliament_of_the_United_Kingdom_Parliament   (290 words)

  
 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former Empire), the European Union and NATO.
In form, the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with legislative power invested in an elected government, and executive power invested in a Cabinet led by the Prime Minister whose power, though carried out in the monarch's name, is answerable to Parliament and through it the electorate.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom is bicameral, composed of the 659-member elected House of Commons and the appointed House of Lords.
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 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom was formed by Acts of Union which united the Kingdom of England (which included Wales as a principality) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland as a single state under the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The modern "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" was the result of the partition of Ireland in 1922 between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland, which remained part of the United Kingdom.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The UK was formed by a of Acts of Union which united the formerly self-governing nations of England Scotland and Wales together with the province of Northern Ireland a region on the island of Ireland (the rest of Ireland left the Kingdom in 1922).
Also under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom though not of the United Kingdom itself are the Crown Dependencies of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and a number of Overseas Territories.
In form the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with legislative power invested in an government and executive power invested in a Cabinet led by the Prime Minister whose power though carried out in monarch's name is answerable to Parliament and through it the electorate.
www.freeglossary.com /United_Kingdom   (2404 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Gurupedia
Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284, became part of the Kingdom of England by the Act of Union 1536.
Channel Islands are not legally part of the United Kingdom; they are British crown dependencies, though the United Kingdom is responsible for their external affairs.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom is symbolically shared with 15 other sovereign countries that are known as Commonwealth Realms, although Britain has no political or executive power over these independent nations, it retains influence, through long-standing close relations.
www.gurupedia.com /u/un/united_kingdom.htm   (1898 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Etymological list of counties of the United Kingdom
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland
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 What is United Kingdom? : Abaara fun facts and uncommon knowledge - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the countries or territories of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland under a single government in London.
An Act of Parliament does not become law until it has been signed by the Queen (been given royal assent), although no monarch has refused to give royal assent to a bill that has been approved by Parliament since Queen Anne did so 1707.
The United Kingdom is described as being traditionally a centralised, or unitary, state, with Parliament at Westminster holding responsibility for most of the UK's political power.
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 United Kingdom travel guide - Wikitravel
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the United Kingdom or the UK) [1] occupies all of the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern portion of the island of Ireland and most of the remaining British Isles.
The capital city of the United Kingdom (and of England) is London.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with a queen (or king) as the head of state, and a prime minister as the democratically elected head of government.
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 The United Kingdom Parliament
The purpose the court seeks to achieve by granting the interlocutory injunction is that, pending a decision by the court on the claims in the proceedings, the restrained acts shall not be done.
Where the alleged contemnor is a party to the litigation and bound by the order or is someone acting for him or at his direction, all that has to be proved is that the order was served on that person and that he has done that which the order has prohibited.
It was held that sufficient safeguards were built into the Act, that the prohibition in section 1(1) came within the qualification in article 10(2) of the Convention and that it was a justified interference with the right to freedom of expression guaranteed by that article.
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 Acts of the UK Parliament
With effect from the first Public General Act of 1999, all new Public Acts which result from Bills introduced into either House of Parliament by a Government Minister (with the exception of Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts), are accompanied by Explanatory Notes.
The text of the Explanatory Notes is produced by the Government Department responsible for the subject matter of the Act.
The purpose of these Explanatory Notes is to make the Act of Parliament accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and who have no specialised knowledge of the matters dealt with.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts.htm   (305 words)

  
 LLRX -- A Guide to the UK Legal System
The United Kingdom was established in 1801 with the union of Great Britain and Ireland, but only achieved its present form in 1922 with the partition of Ireland and the establishment of the independent Irish Free State (later the Republic of Ireland).
Until the establishment of the Scottish Parliament, Acts of Parliament with specific application to Scotland were made in the Westminster Parliament.
The Northern Ireland Parliament was abolished, and replaced by a unicameral Northern Ireland Assembly, with a Secretary of State appointed by the British Government and serving as a member of the British Cabinet.
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Convention between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Republic of Poland for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital gains.
List showing a) organisations to be funded and allocations for the years 2006/07 to 2008/09 under the children, young people and families grant programme, b) unsuccessful organisations for the same grant.
List of successful organisations from the second round (2004/05) of applications to the victims fund for provision for victims of sexual offending.
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 United Kingdom - Country Profile - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Tourism England
Britain at the United Nations, the United Kingdom is one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council.
The NGO organisation of the National Trust acts as a guardian for the nation in the acquisition and protection of threatened coastline, countryside and buildings.
The history of the oldest institution of government in the United Kingdom.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/united_kingdom.htm   (1310 words)

  
 United Kingdom
Lists the places in the civil registration districts in each county in England and Wales.
There is a comprehensive list, with examples, of the types of records used to research a property.
It is searchable by village name and generates lists of nearby villages and hamlets and a link to the exact location on a modern map or an old map.
www.coraweb.com.au /ukgeneral.htm   (2251 words)

  
 GENUKI: United Kingdom and Ireland
However, in line with normal genealogical practice, this Information Service is structured according to the counties as shown in these maps of England, Scotland and Wales, and of Ireland, i.e., as they were prior to the re-organisation that took place in 1974 (1975 for Scotland).
Country House Database is listing of country houses in the British Isles from the late medieval period to about 1850, and their occupants.
Abstract of the Principal Tax Acts taken from the "History, Directory and Gazetteer, of the County of York, by Edward Baines (1823).
www.genuki.org.uk /big   (1864 words)

  
 Indymedia UK - Articles on Parliamentary Acts of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A summary of the incursions into civil liberties of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA), which was passed in the UK in July 2000.
An Act for declaring the rights and liberties of the subject and settling the succession of the crown.
This United Nation convention bans acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/2001/09/10557.html   (652 words)

  
 LLRX -- Update to A Guide to the UK Legal System
From 1996 they have been published on the Acts of the UK Parliament website, and their coverage now extends back to 1988.
For a list of citations to the nominate reports contained in the English Reports see Citations for the English Reports.
See Legal Resources in the UK and Ireland for lists of these and of law firms with current awareness and news on their websites, or offering free email newsletters.
www.llrx.com /features/uk2.htm   (4564 words)

  
 Foreign & International - United Kingdom
Acts of Parliament (1996-present) and Statutory Instruments (1997-present).
The database includes records of Acts of Parliament, Command Papers, Departmental Publications, Green Papers, House of Commons Bills, House of Commons Papers, House of Commons Library Research Papers, House of Lords Bills, House of Lords Papers, and Standing Committee Reports.
For a list of services with their case law coverage see sources for Case Law.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/foreign_intl/england.html   (562 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Iraq acts over missing $1bn
Sunnis are campaigning to defeat the charter at the polls, though officials from all sides have been trying up to the last minute to decide on changes to the constitution to swing Sunni support.
Whether the constitution passes or fails, Iraq is due to hold elections for a new parliament on December 15.
The corruption allegations are a blow to Allawi as he tries to assemble a coalition of moderates to run against the current ruling Shiite-led coalition in the election in a bid to get back into the government.
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 United Kingdom
EI acts as a unique catalyst and a liaison between the scientific community, conservation and environmental organizations, policy makers, business, and the general public.
In this way, it is contributing to the economic competitiveness of the United Kingdom, the effectiveness of public services, and the quality of life.
Acting at local, national, and international levels, LINK aims to ensure that the Scottish environment is fully recognised and considered at each stage of legislative procedure when policy is being framed.
www.innvista.com /science/ecology/unitking.htm   (9852 words)

  
 UK Parliament - Private Bills before Parliament
A complete list of private bills introduced in Parliament in the current session, plus their progress through Parliament, can be found in the Weekly Information Bulletin.
This bill has received Royal Assent and the Act will be found on Her Majesty's Stationery Office site shortly.
Private bills which have been passed by both Houses from 1997 onwards, and have received Royal Assent become Acts of Parliament and are available in full text from the Office of Public Sector Information web site Acts of the UK Parliament (Local Acts).
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/privbill.htm   (774 words)

  
 Public Bills before Parliament 2005-06
A complete list of public bills introduced in Parliament in the current session, plus their progress through Parliament, can also be found in the
Acts of Parliament and are listed on the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) site.
This bill has received Royal Assent as the Appropriation Act 2006 and can be found on Office of Public Sector Information site.
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/pabills.htm   (1283 words)

  
 Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
Four U.S. citizens and one Italian were among those kidnapped, as well as the acting president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) and his wife.
The two anthrax cases were the first to appear in the United States in 25 years.
The diplomats were on their way to interview Palestinian candidates for Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5902.htm   (10869 words)

  
 Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK)
Another associated factor to emerge from the Stocktaking on efforts to combat racism on the Internet report is the extent of duplication of efforts at the supranational, and international levels of governance.
The role of Part XI of the 2001 Act is to augment existing surveillance powers in the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
Delays and difficulties in enforcement are noted and are related to a process of return to greater normality after an initial period of panic.
www.cyber-rights.org   (1555 words)

  
 Find in a Library: List of acts of Parliament and documents relating to inclosure awards among the records of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Find in a Library: List of acts of Parliament and documents relating to inclosure awards among the records of the Palatinate of Durham and Bishopric estates.
List of acts of Parliament and documents relating to inclosure awards among the records of the Palatinate of Durham and Bishopric estates.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
It should be noted that MPs email addresses seem to be in a period of flux - some have their own private addresses, some have constituency-based addresses, and some are linked to the Parliamentary server.
Members of the Scottish Parliament, and the Welsh National Assembly, listed by constituency/region, including election results and, where known, the email address and website address for each MP revolts.co.uk a source for academic analysis of backbench behaviour in Britain
Encyclopaedia of British History: Parliamentary legislation passed by Parliament between 1700 and 1930.
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1470 words)

  
 Bills | Houses of Parliament
Private Bills are proposals for legislation affecting the powers of particular bodies, such as local authorities, or the rights of individuals; they should not be confused with Private Members' Bills.
The Draft bills before Parliament page provides links to the full text of Government bills published in draft form.
Further information about Tracing Acts of Parliament is available on HC Information Office Factsheet L12 (Legislation Series).
www.parliament.uk /bills/bills.cfm   (453 words)

  
 Bookstores in the United Kingdom (London)
Call ahead for precise hours, as even when I list them they are subject to change.] [Note 2: If you can add information for any of these, in particular addresses when they are missing, please send it to me.] [Note 3: I know they're bookshops in Britain, not bookstores.
Science books--of course--with a better selection of math books than one usually finds (in the United States, anyway; then again, the Museum has a much better mathematics exhibit than one finds in the United States also).
They used to be exactly what they say they are and sell official government publications of all sorts such as Acts of Parliament, Government Statistics, Official Reports, Advisory Publications and the like.
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