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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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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 2

William Whewell - Ethics - 1845
...: That elections of members of parliament ought to be free : That the freedom of speech, or debates in parliament, ought not to be impeached, or questioned in any court out of parliament : That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor...
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Political dictionary [articles repr. from the penny cyclopaedia, ed. by G ...

Political dictionary - 1846
...expressed at different times, might also be given. The words contained in the Bill of Kights, that the " debates and proceedings in parliament ought not to...questioned in any court or place out of parliament," are generally relied upon in confirmation of this doctrine. If this view were always taken of the question,...
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The House of Lords: Its Parliamentary and Judicial Roles

Michael Rush - Law - 1999 - 258 pages
...1689, which applies to both Houses of Parliament. This provides that "freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament". As Sir Elwyn Jones, later Lord Elwyn Jones, told a House of Commons Select Committee in 1971: "[i]t...
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Little and Good

Faith Thompson - 1985 - 280 pages
...oftentimes discuss and debate amongst 22 See Chapter 6. 28 "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." themselves many things concerning the king's prerogative and agreed upon petitions for laws to be made...
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Limiting Government: An Introduction to Constitutionalism

Andr s Sają - Political Science - 1999 - 292 pages
...have • 36 According to Art. 9 of the Bill of Rights of 1689, "the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament." Freedom of speech is restricted to parliament under the Danish, Irish, Japanese, and Dutch constitutions....
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Origins of the Bill of Rights

Leonard Williams Levy - Political Science - 2001 - 306 pages
...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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Sourcebook on English Legal System

David Kelly, Gary Slapper - Law - 1995 - 606 pages
...This is true even of Article 9 of the Bill of Rights 1688: '...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 Pepper v Hart (1993) Lord Browne- Wilkinson offered a construction of Article 9 en route to his...
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The Australian Judiciary

Enid Campbell, H. P. Lee, Hoong Phun Lee - Law - 2001 - 298 pages
...of all Australian jurisdictions.63 Article 9 provides that: [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. Evidence of proceedings in a parliament, if sought to be adduced to impeach the proceedings to remove...
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Constitutional and Administrative Law

Hilaire Barnett - Law - 2002 - 1301 pages
...VIII elections of Members of Parliament ought to be free; Article IX freedom of speech and debates in proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached...questioned in any court or place out of parliament; Article X excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual...
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A History of Criminal Law in New South Wales: The Colonial Period, 1788-1900

Gregory D. Woods - Criminal justice, Administration of - 2002 - 460 pages
...argument at 149. 18 1 Will, and Mary, sess. 2, c. 2 (1 688). "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". Like Magna Carta and habeas corpus, the Bill of Rights of 1688 has been part of the law of New South...
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