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" That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament. "
The Textbook of the Constitution: Magna Charta, the Petition of Right, and ... - Page 44
by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1848 - 63 pages
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Our Republican Constitution

Adam Tomkins - History - 2005 - 156 pages
...consent of Parliament, is against law . . . VIII. Election of members of Parliament ought to be free. IX. The freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament. X. Excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings of the House ...

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords - Business & Economics - 2005 - 273 pages
...possible defamation claims. Freedom of speech is guaranteed by article 9 of the Bill of Rights 1689: "freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament". Article 9 affords legal immunity ("ought not to be questioned") to Members for what they say or do...
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Understanding Tort Law

Carol Harlow - Human rights - 2005 - 194 pages
...century. In 1689, the Bill of Rights put parliamentary privilege beyond doubt by providing in Art.9 that "freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament". This article still possesses a powerful, constitutional resonance, comparable to that of the First...
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The Maryland State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Dan Friedman - Law - 2006 - 399 pages
...interest and the legislative classification.205 ARTICLE 25 Excessive bail, fines and punishments. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel or unusual punishment inflicted, by the Courts of Law. As noted above, both Article 16 and Article...
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Perspectives on Health and Human Rights

Sofia Gruskin, Michael A. Grodin, George J. Annas, Stephen P. Marks - Political Science - 2005 - 649 pages
...task."122 Evolving Standards of Decency and Lethal Injection Execution The Eighth Amendment states that "excessive bail ought not to be required nor excessive fines imposed nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."123 The exact meaning of the words is elusive, however, and...
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The Virginia State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Part 56

John J. Dinan - Law - 2006 - 256 pages
...AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT, SUSPENSION OF HABEAS CORPUS, BILLS OF ATTAINDER, AND EX POST FACTO LAWS That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted; that the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not...
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Gavel to Gavel: An Insider's View of Parliament

Kevin Rozzoli - History - 2006 - 314 pages
...privileges that attach to it from the adoption of Article 9 of the BUI of Rights 1689 which provides that "the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament". In 1995 the Legislative Council established by resolution the Standing Committee on Privilege and Ethics....
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The Constitution of Victoria

Greg Taylor - Law - 2006 - 550 pages
...Victoria by ss 3 and 8 of the Imperial Acts Application Act 1980. Article 9 states, in well-known words, "[t]hat the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or 306 Legislative Council Standing Orders 5.24, 9.23(b), 19.01; Legislative Assembly Standing Orders...
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The Idea of a Free Press: The Enlightenment and Its Unruly Legacy

David A. Copeland, Daniel Schorr - History - 2006 - 285 pages
...English Bill of Rights of 1689 granted "That it is a right of the subject to petition the King" and "That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached," but it said nothing about a free press. Cato believed that only through a free and open press could...
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Liberty Liberalism A Protest Against Th

Bruce Smith - History - 2006 - 460 pages
...election of members of parliament1 ought to be free; that the freedom of speech, or of debates, or of proceedings in parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.72 The Declaration was, some months afterwards, conformed by a regular act...
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