- first reading
See Act of Parliament.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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First Reading — First Read|ing 1.) the first time that a suggested new law is introduced in Parliament in the UK ▪ The new transport bill will get its first reading in the House of Commons tomorrow. 2.) the first time that a suggested new law is introduced to… … Dictionary of contemporary English
first reading — noun count the first time that a PARLIAMENT considers a proposal for a new law … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
first reading — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms first reading : singular first reading plural first readings the first time that a parliament considers a proposal for a new law … English dictionary
first reading — Parl. Proc. the reading of a bill when it is first introduced in a legislative body. [1695 1705] * * * … Universalium
first reading — noun Date: 1660 the first submitting of a bill before a quorum of a legislative assembly usually by title or number only … New Collegiate Dictionary
first reading — noun the first presentation of a bill to a legislative assembly, to permit its introduction … English new terms dictionary
first reading — /ˈfɜst ridɪŋ/ (say ferst reeding) noun Parliamentary Procedure the introduction and first consideration of a bill … Australian English dictionary
first reading — noun the first presentation of a bill in a legislature • Hypernyms: ↑presentation … Useful english dictionary
first reading — parliamentary vote on a proposed law and its transfer to discussion in a sub committee … English contemporary dictionary
European Parliament First Reading — European Parliament First Reading: Co decision procedure (now ordinary legislative procedure) European Union The European Parliament delivers an opinion at first reading. This opinion, prepared by a rapporteur discussed and amended within the… … Law dictionary