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Erskine May Parliamentary Practice 24th ed isbn 9781405751063

Erskine May Parliamentary Practice 23rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780406970947
ISBN: 0406970947
New Edition ISBN: 9781405751063
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406114714
Published: February 2004
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Erskine May's Treatise on The Law, Privileges Proceedings and Usages of Parliament

The eponymous guide to parliamentary practice and procedure, Erskine May provides accurate and detailed information on the constituent parts of Parliament, its powers and jurisdictions, membership of either House, financial procedure and the process of debate.

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Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part I:
Constitution, Powers and Privileges of Parliament
1. The constituent parts of Parliament
2. Elections
3. Disqualification for membership of either House
4. Power and jurisdiction of Parliament
5. The privilege of Parliament
6. Privilege of freedom of speech
7. Privilege of freedom from arrest
8. Contempts
9. Penal jurisdiction of both Houses
10. Complaints of breach of privilege or contempt
11. The courts and parliamentary privilege

Part II:
Proceedings in Parliament: Public Business
12. Precincts and organisation of Parliament
13. A new Parliament and opening and closing of session
14. A Sitting: general arrangements in the House of Commons
15. The control and distribution of time in the House of Commons
16. The outline of business of the House of Commons
17. The process of debate in the House of Commons by motion, question and decision
18. Maintenance of order during debates in the House of Commons
19. Methods of curtailing debate
20. Rules governing the conduct of Members of both houses and the disclosure of financial interests
21. Organisation and conduct of business in the House of Lords
22. Proceedings of Parliament in passing public bills
23. Delegated legislation
24. Formal communications between Crown and Parliament and between Lords and Commons
25. Committees in the House of Lords
26. Select committees in the House of Commons
27. Committees in the House of Commons: Committees of the whole House and Standing Committees
28. Joint Committees of the Lords and Commons
29. Financial procedure - general
30. Public expenditure and Supply
31. Expenditure: Money resolutions
32. Ways and Means and Finance Bills
33. The role of the House of Lords in financial procedure
34. Public petitions 3
5. Parliamentary oversight of European Union matters
36. Parliament and international assemblies

Part III:
Proceedings in Parliament: Private Business
37. Preliminary view of private bills
38. Preliminary proceedings in both Houses on private bills
39. Petitions in favour of, or against, or relating to private bills in the House of Commons
and the Court of Referees
40. Proceedings in the House of Commons on private bills
41. Proceedings on private and personal bills in the House of Lords