Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
Macmillan and Company, 1889 - 440 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 297 - The Committee of Public Accounts is appointed by the House of Commons to examine "the accounts showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the public expenditure, and of such other accounts laid before Parliament as the committee may think fit
الصفحة 39 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws, concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical, or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal ; this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is intrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms.
الصفحة 155 - WHEREAS the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom...
الصفحة 151 - A final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a State in which a decision in the suit could be had...
الصفحة 40 - VIII. and his three children. It can change and create afresh even the constitution of the kingdom and of Parliaments themselves ; as was done by the Act of Union, and the several statutes for triennial and septennial elections. It can, in short, do everything that is not naturally impossible ; and therefore some have not scrupled to call its power, by a figure rather too bold, the omnipotence of Parliament.
الصفحة 63 - That the Churches of England and Ireland, as now by law established, be united into one Protestant Episcopal Church, to be called, the United Church of England and Ireland...
الصفحة 42 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
الصفحة 190 - It means, again, equality before the law, or the equal subjection of all classes to the ordinary law of the land administered by the ordinary Law Courts...
الصفحة 38 - The principle of Parliamentary sovereignty means neither more nor less. than this, namely, that Parliament thus defined has, under the English constitution, the right to make or unmake any law whatever ; and, further, that no person or body is recognised by the law of England as having a right to override or set aside the legislation of Parliament.