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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. "
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone, Sir William Blackstone - Droit - 2002
...ftatute i W. & M. ft. 2. c. 2. as one of the liberties of the people, " that the freedom of fpeech, and debates, and proceedings in " parliament, ought not to be impeached or queftioned in any " court or place out of parliament." And this freedom of fpeech is particularly demanded...
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John J. Robinette: Peerless Mentor - An Appreciation

George D. Finlayson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 400 pages
...the Bill of Rights of 1689, undoubtedly in force as part of the law of Canada, which provides that "Proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any Court or Place out of Parliament". The second question was another matter. Justices Martland, Ritchie, Dickson, Beetz, Chouinard, and...
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Australian Constitutional Landmarks

H. P. Lee, George Winterton - Law - 2004
...Art. 9 of the Bill nf Rights 1689 (Eng) which provides thai '[t]he freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament'. Read literally, these provisions could prevent a court from considering the effectiveness of any 'proceeding...
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Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Joseph Anthony Melusky, Keith A. Pesto - History - 2003 - 376 pages
...defence suitable to their conditions, and as allowed by law. That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in parliament, ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of parliament. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - History - 2003 - 395 pages
...of Rights. One provision of the English Bill provides "[t]hat the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in parliament, ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of parliament." The speech and debate clause of the US Constitution (art. 1, sec. 6) tracks this English provision....
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Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights

Helen Fenwick - Law - 2003 - 1144 pages
...Parliament' which has caused disagreement. Article 9 of the Bill of Rights states that freedom of speech, debates and proceedings in Parliament ought not to be 'impeached or questioned in any court or place outside Parliament'. It is accepted that this means that no legal liability may arise in respect...
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Parliamentary Privilege

Enid Mona Campbell - Legislative bodies - 2003 - 256 pages
...William III and Mary II to the throne.2 Article 9 provides: 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.3 The immediate object of Article 9 was to give statutory force to privileges...
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Methoden des internationalen Einheitsrechts

Urs Peter Gruber - Law - 2004 - 422 pages
...sei.462 459 Art. 9 der Bill of Rights 1 688 sieht vor, dass „the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament". Hierzu ausführlich Lord Browne-Wilkinson in der Entscheidung Pepper vs. Hart, 3 WLR 1 032, 1 059f....
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The History of Human Rights: From Ancient Times to the Globalization Era

Micheline Ishay - Social Science - 2004 - 450 pages
...the election of members of parliament ought to be free. 9. That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in parliament, ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of parliament. 10. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VII: Era of Revolution

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 456 pages
...That election of members of parliament ought to be free. That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of parliament. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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