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  UK Parliament - Parliament Home Page
New session of Parliament opens on Wednesday 3 December
Explore the impact of life Peers and women in Parliament since 1958
Learn about Parliament in Welsh or Scots Gaelic.
www.parliament.uk   (366 words)

  Welcome to the Parliament of Canada Web site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 39th Parliament is scheduled to meet on Monday, April 3, 2006.
This is the earliest summer recess since the introduction of a fixed parliamentary calendar in 1982.
The Parliament of Canada is pleased to offer professional development, classroom activities, and background resources for teachers.
www.parl.gc.ca /common/index.asp?Language=E   (321 words)

  Canadian Parliament - MSN Encarta
Parliament consists of three elements: the House of Commons; the Senate; and the governor-general, who serves as the representative of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s head of state.
Parliament cannot pass laws that concern issues outside the authority of the federal government or that infringe on the rights protected by the Constitution of Canada.
Parliament cannot pass laws that infringe on the freedoms set down in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, adopted as part of the constitution in 1982.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761553359/Canadian_Parliament.html   (926 words)

 Parliament. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Parliament consists, technically, of the monarch, the House of Commons, and the House of Lords, but the word in common usage refers to the members of the two houses or, more specifically to Commons alone.
From Parliament’s judicial authority (derived, through the Lords, from the judicial powers of the great council) to consider petitions for the redress of grievances and to submit such petitions to the king, developed the practice of withholding financial supplies until the king accepted and acted on the petitions.
Yet throughout the Tudor period Parliament’s legislative supremacy was challenged by the crown’s legislative authority through the privy council, a descendant of part of the old feudal council.
www.bartleby.com /65/pa/Parliame.html   (2067 words)

  Parliament Encyclopedia Article @ KingSized.com (King Sized)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The parliament, which is also referred to as the Estates of Scotland, the Three Estates, the Scots Parliament or the auld Scots Parliament (Eng: old), met until the Acts of Union merged the parliament of Scotland and the Parliament of England, creating the new Parliament of Great Britain in 1707.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom was originally formed in 1707 by the Acts of Union that replaced the former parliaments of England and Scotland - the Irish Parliament was subsumed into the Imperial Parliament in 1801.
The Malaysian Houses of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur.
www.kingsized.com /encyclopedia/Parliament   (2831 words)

 Republic of Strathclyde
Parliament is the supreme legislative authority in the State.
When a king or queen vacates office through death, resignation or impeachment, Parliament elect a new one from amongst their number at the time of the vacation (this vacation in office is usually referred to as "the demise of the Crown").
Parliament must not be adjourned at the demise of the Crown and if it stands adjourned in such an event it must be recalled and meet immediately.
groups.msn.com /republicofstrathclyde/houseofcommons.msnw   (599 words)

 Frankfurt Parliament Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Frankfurt Parliament is the name of the German National Assembly founded during the Revolutions of 1848 that tried to unite Germany in a democratic way.
This crisis let to a German revolt in both Schleswig and Holstein, prompting the Frankfurt Parliament to approve the intervention of Prussia to protect its member state Holstein.
It was given the room to operate but the parliament was weak as it had no legal power (which was in the hands of the German Confederation).
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Frankfurt_Parliament   (931 words)

 parliament - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Parliaments began in the Middle Ages in struggles for power between kings and their people.
Today, parliaments differ from other kinds of legislatures in one important way: some of the representatives in the parliament serve as government ministers, in charge of carrying out the laws that the parliament passes.
Generally, a parliament is divided by political parties, and the representative who leads the strongest political party in the parliament becomes the nation's head of government.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/parliament   (529 words)

 Hrvatski sabor - ENGLISH    (Site not responding. Last check: )
All able-bodied members from the previous Parliament remained in it (at the invitation of the ban), while an additional 192 representatives of the people, elected regardless of social station (although subject to property and educational restrictions), were elected.
According to the provisions of the new Constitution promulgated in December 1990, the Parliament consisted of two chambers: the Chamber of Deputies with legislative authority, and the Chamber of Counties with an advisory role and the right to lodge so-called suspension vetoes.
Visitors are briefly informed of the Croatian Parliament’s history, and the history of the Parliament House; they are then familiarised with the rules for the election of deputies to the Croatian Parliament, with legislative procedures, the party structure of deputies and other topics for which visitors express an interest.
www.sabor.hr /default.asp?jezik=2   (744 words)

 The European Parliament
Parliament thus expresses the democratic will of the Union's citizens (more than 490 million people), and represents their interests in discussions with the other EU institutions.
Parliament also provides impetus for new legislation by examining the Commission’s annual work programme, considering what new laws would be appropriate and asking the Commission to put forward proposals.
Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control (COCOBU) monitors how the budget is spent, and each year Parliament decides whether to approve the Commission’s handling of the budget for the previous financial year.
europa.eu /institutions/inst/parliament/index_en.htm   (950 words)

Parliament was essentially a horn-based soul group and Funkadelic a guitar-based rock group, but both were built on a foundation of funk.
Parliament and Funkadelic frequently resorted to allegorical concept albums to make larger points about societal injustices and ways in which a community of like-minded souls could liberate themselves from its constrictions.
During the 1970s, Parliament, Funkadelic and a host of related offshoots placed roughly 60 singles on the RandB charts and were among the hottest attractions on the concert circuit.
www.rockhall.com /hof/inductee.asp?id=163   (892 words)

 Parliament of Georgia (Tbilisi, Caucasus Region) - HOME
The Chairperson of Parliament of Georgia in the Centre of Strategic and International Studies of USA.
The Chairperson of Parliament of Georgia, Nino BUrdjanadze made her speech in the Centre of Strategic and International Studies of USA, where she spoke about the Democratic Development of Georgia and the Integtration to OSCE.
The Parliament of Georgia shall be the supreme representative body of the country, which shall exercise legislative power, determine the principle directions of domestic and foreign policy, exercise control over the activity of the Government within the framework determined by the Constitution and discharge other powers.
www.parliament.ge /index.php?lang_id=ENG&sec_id=1   (606 words)

 Parliament : Welcome
The work of the European Parliament is important because in many policy areas, decisions on new European laws are made jointly by Parliament and the Council of Ministers, which represents Member States.
Parliament plays an active role in drafting legislation which has an impact on the daily lives of its citizens: For example, on environmental protection, consumer rights, equal opportunities, transport, and the free movement of workers, capital, services and goods.
Under the heading "The Parliament and You" there are a number of useful links for you to interact with Parliament as a citizen.
www.europarl.europa.eu /parliament/public.do?language=en   (356 words)

 Parliament of Australia: Education - Parliament An Overview
The Parliament consists of the Queen (represented by the Governor-General) and two Houses (the Senate and the House of Representatives).
Both Houses of Parliament must agree on a proposed change, or if agreement cannot be reached, the Governor-General can present a proposal to the people.
The Prime Minister is appointed by the Governor-General, who by convention under the Constitution, must appoint the parliamentary leader of the party, or coalition of parties, which has a majority of seats in the House of Representatives.
www.aph.gov.au /parl.htm   (805 words)

 Parliament MP3 Downloads - Parliament Music Downloads - Parliament Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While Funkadelic pursued band-format psychedelic rock, Parliament engaged in a funk free-for-all, blending influences from the godfathers (James Brown and Sly Stone) with freaky costumes and themes inspired by '60s acid culture and science fiction.
One previously recorded Parliaments single, "A New Day Begins," was licensed to Atco in 1969 and became a number 44 hit that May. By 1970, George Clinton had regained the rights to the Parliaments name: he then signed the entire Funkadelic lineup to Invictus Records as Parliament.
Parliament's ninth album, Gloryhallastoopid (Or Pin the Tale on the Funky), was released later in 1979 and showed a bit of a slip in the previously unstoppable Clinton machine.
www.mp3.com /artist/parliament/summary   (2281 words)

 HELLENIC PARLIAMENT - The Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Parliament is, of course, a political institution, a representative instrument in which are exercised principally the legislative operations and the control of the government (Parliamentary control).
However, nowadays, the Parliament is a distinctive institution, an instrument which is broken down internally in sub-units with their own respective personnel and with different tasks.
The metamorphosis of the Parliament from representative instrument, solely in charge of legislative labor, to a modern, complex political and organizational democratic institution is due to numerous factors.
www.parliament.gr /english/organwsh   (352 words)

 E-Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Challenges to the parliaments are manifold in their roles of representation of a nation, oversight of government (including budgetary and non budgetary), and leading the legislative procedure.
Icts in Parliaments are being used for modernizing overall management of the House on the one hand, and for communicating with the world at large on the other hand.
The Parliament of Namibia for instance has clearly formulated and self explanating messages such as “ Here is your chance to participate in the processes of Parliament, discussions and debates  as well as an opportunity to stay up to date with the happenings of the Namibian Parliament  and your elected representatives.
www.undp.org /surf-wa/nepad/parliamentarians/docsen/eparliamenten.htm   (4633 words)

 Sri Lanka: Parliament
(This is administered by the Secretary-General of Parliament.
The Secretary-General of Parliament, who is the head of the permanent staff of Parliament, is appointed by the President and he (SGP) recruits his staff with the approval of the Speaker.
The security of Parliament is determined by the Security Council consisting of the Speaker as Chairman and top officials of Parliament, the Armed Forces and the Police.
www.priu.gov.lk /Parliament/Indexpa.html   (624 words)

 Acts of the UK Parliament
This page provides links to the full text of all UK Parliament Public General Acts (from 1988 onwards) and all Local Acts (from 1991 onwards) as they were originally enacted.
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 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)

 UK Parliament : Directgov - Guide to government
The UK Parliament passes laws, provides the means of carrying on the work of government, scrutinises government and debates the major issues of the day.
Parliament brings the relevant facts and issues to the attention of the electorate
Parliament is open to visitors all year around, but you will need to plan your trip in advance in order to get the most from your visit
www.direct.gov.uk /Gtgl1/GuideToGovernment/Parliament/fs/en   (264 words)

 Independent Lens . PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC: One Nation Under a Groove . The Music | PBS
George Clinton and the two groups, Parliament and Funkadelic, released a staggering amount of albums over half a century of recording, resulting in an oeuvre that exemplified the creativity and collectivity of P-Funk itself, espoused and defined a funk-based mythology that advocated dance, freedom and social change.
Although Parliament and Funkadelic stopped recording in the ‘80s, P-Funk musicians and offshoot bands continued to tour and record.
This Parliament classic sports the all-star line-up of George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell and Eddie Hazel, along with Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley providing brass back-ups as the Horny Horns.
www.pbs.org /independentlens/parliamentfunkadelic/music.html   (881 words)

 The Parliament of Ghana | The Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An act which aims at procuring by constitutional means an alteration of the law or of the policies of the Government shall not be considered as an act calculated to overthrow the organs of government.
56 Parliament shall have no power to enact a law to establish or authorise the establishment of a body or movement with the right or power to impose on the people of Ghana a common programme or a set of objectives of a religious or political.
(3) Committees of Parliament shall be charged with such functions, including the investigation and inquiry into the activities and administration of ministries and departments as parliament may determine; and such investigation and inquiries may extend to proposals for legislation.
www.parliament.gh /const_constitution.php   (16865 words)

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