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fixed-term parliament

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

One whose term is exactly fixed by law or constitutional mandate. Thus for example the United States House of Representatives has a term of exactly two years, and each Senator one of six...

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fixed-term parliament

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

One whose term is exactly fixed by law or constitutional mandate. Thus for example the United States House of Representatives has a term of exactly two years, and each Senator one of six...

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The Problem of the ‘Lame Duck’ Government: A Critique of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act

Raymond Youngs and Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 7269 words.

Under the UK Fixed-term Parliaments Act, apart from a motion of no confidence, the only way to obtain a dissolution is by an absolute majority of at least two-thirds of the House of...

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fixed‐term parliament

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 112 words.

One whose term is exactly fixed by law or constitutional mandate. Thus for example the United States House of Representatives

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fixed-term parliament

Edited by Garrett Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 112 words.

One whose term is exactly fixed by law or constitutional mandate. Thus for example the United States House of Representatives

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Romania

Tony Verheijen.

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

September 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9493 words.

Romania emerged from one of the darkest periods in its history in December 1989, when Ceauşsescu's regime was overthrown, leaving Romania with a traumatized population and a devastated...

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The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Conventions

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon.

in Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 27538 words.

Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. This...

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The Constitution: Dragging the Constitution out of the Shadows?

Lucinda Maer, Robert Hazell, Simon King, Meg Russell, Alan Trench and Mark Sandford.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

The constitution received official recognition in 2003 with the creation of the Department of Constitutional Affairs, but the year was spent mopping up unfinished business from the reform...

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Parliamentary Assemblies, International

Felix Arndt.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 12098 words.

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Public Law Concentrate

Colin Faragher.

July 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 264 pages.

Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are...

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Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon.

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 736 pages.

Titles in the Casebook on series provide readers with a comprehensive selection of case law extracts for their studies. Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and...

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Bill of Rights (1689)

Rainer Grote.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 3854 words.

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The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Conventions

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon.

in Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 31363 words.

Titles in the Casebook on series provide readers with a comprehensive selection of case law extracts for their studies. Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and...

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Book IV Multilateral Diplomacy, Human Rights, and International Organizations, 21 The European Union—I Development, Structure, and Decision-Making

Paul Berman.

in Satow's Diplomatic Practice

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 34 pages. 14935 words.

This chapter examines the origins and development of the European Union, its legal framework, and its institutional and decision-making framework. Of all the international and regional...

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Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Edited by Robert Elgie.

September 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 334 pages.

Semi‐presidentialism is an increasingly popular form of constitutional government. Semi‐presidential regimes can now be found in Western Europe, in Austria, Finland, France, Iceland,...

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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

1 To sign on voluntarily for service in the Royal Navy, in the days of impressment. It has been fairly reliably estimated that from about one-third to one-half of the seamen...

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Part VIII Examples of Legal Risk, 28 Recharacterization

Roger Mccormick and Chris Stears.

in Legal and Conduct Risk in the Financial Markets

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 14 pages. 7080 words.

This chapter considers the risk of ‘recharacterization’, which refers to the court’s practice of deeming a transaction to be something other than what the parties intended. It argues that...

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UK regulation of term securitization following a hard Brexit

Marke Raines.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Capital Markets; Derivatives. 14050 words.

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