Private bill legislation Legislative reform Parliamentary procedure
Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Norwood, John. 'Suggested improvements in private-bill legislation'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. VI, Part XLVII, 1874/1875, pp430-437
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. VI, Part XLVII, 1874/1875
Bills for the particular interest or benefit of individuals, public companies, corporations, parishes, cities, counties, or other localities, as distinguished from measures of public policy in which the whole community is interested, are treated in Parliament as “Private Bills” and their division into “Local and Personal Acts” was first introduced into
the Statute-Book in the year 1798.
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