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Act of Parliament

A law in the UK, which has followed a sequence of steps: the Government—or sometimes a backbench Member of Parliament (MP)—wishes to introduce new laws or revise existing law. Draft legislation is introduced into Parliament the form of a Bill. Bills are discussed in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and may be amended. If both Houses agree to the proposals contained in a Bill, it is sent for Royal approval. Once the Bill has been given Royal Assent, the Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.
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The government on June 7 deferred a decision on a legislative bill that seeks to throw open the country's pension sector to foreign investors after the key ally Trinamool Congress (TMC) sought more deliberations over the issue.
Malkiewich started as a legislative bill drafter in 1981 after graduating from law school.
The centers are being created as part of a legislative bill passed last year to bolster Connecticut's job market.
A new legislative bill introduced by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Mike Lee (R-UT) proposes to offer a temporary residency visa to immigrants who spend at least $500,000 on a home in the United States.
A legislative bill naming the bridge after him was announced yesterday
The article stated that the city of Omaha's CSO program is on hold until next year pending additional funding from a legislative bill that would redirect taxes that are going to the state of Nebraska back to the local jurisdiction.
A legislative bill banning religious education and religious activities (except for funerals and mourning) for children and teens has passed the lower house of the Tajik parliament nearly unanimously; only two opposition MPs voted against the bill.
The Cabinet meeting, chaired by King Abdullah, denounced the Israeli legislative bill that makes Jerusalem a national priority area, saying the bill was aimed at Judaizing the city.
The legislative bill on Jerusalem is a new challenge to the US, which attempts to push forward the stalled peace talks in the Middle East, Erekat added.
The administration - which hopes that the legislative bill, presented on 30 September, on one hand, by Democratic Senators Barbara Boxer and John F.
THERE are two ways to judge the worthiness of a legislative bill -- the politics behind it and the policy it would produce.
A union which represents more than 11,000 employees of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), including aviation safety inspectors, has welcomed a new legislative bill that would introduce more strict oversight of foreign repair stations.

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