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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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Civil Liberties in America: A Reference Handbook

Samuel Walker - Law - 2004 - 323 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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So it Was Written

Patriot Hall - 2004
...That 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 Constitution of New South Wales

Anne Twomey - Constitutional history - 2004 - 917 pages
...29 Ibid, per McHugh J at 467. 30 1 Wm & Mary Sess 2 c 2. 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. Article 9 remains in force in New South Wales by reason of s 6 of the Imperial Acts Application Act...
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The Wages of Impunity: Power, Justice, and Human Rights

K. G. Kannabiran - Civil rights - 2004 - 372 pages
...passed as the Bill of Rights. It proclaimed that 'the freedom of speech and a debate or proceedings ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.' Thereafter, we do not hear of any arbitrary acts of arrest by the king, but the Parliament itself assumed...
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Retreat from Injustice: Human Rights Law in Australia

Nicholas K. F. O'Neill, Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas - Civil rights - 2004 - 754 pages
...under Art 9 of the Bill of Rights 1688 (UK.) which 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".78 The Parliaments have wide powers to punish people for breaching their...
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The English Constitution: Myths and Realities

Ian Ward - History - 2004 - 213 pages
...his Institutes, whilst Article 9 of the Bill of Rights stated that 'Freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any Court or place out of Parliament'.50 Of course, 'proceedings' is a vague conception, generally assumed to...
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Understanding Tort Law

Carol Harlow - Human rights - 2005 - 194 pages
...parliamentary privilege beyond doubt by providing in Art.9 that "freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...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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Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings of the House ...

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords - Business & Economics - 2005 - 273 pages
...of speech is guaranteed by article 9 of the Bill of Rights 1689: "freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...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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Our Republican Constitution

Adam Tomkins - History - 2005 - 156 pages
...VIII. Election of members of Parliament ought to be free. IX. The freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...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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Gavel to Gavel: An Insider's View of Parliament

Kevin Rozzoli - History - 2006 - 314 pages
...adoption of Article 9 of the BUI of Rights 1689 which provides 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". In 1995 the Legislative Council established by resolution the Standing Committee on Privilege and Ethics....
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