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act of indemnity


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A parliamentary act granting exemption from the penalties attached to any unconstitutional or illegal proceeding; in English history, applied particularly to acts of 1660 and 1690, exempting those who had taken arms or acted against Charles II and William III respectively from any penal consequences.


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