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  • 61To keep open house — House House (hous), n.; pl. {Houses}. [OE. hous, hus, AS. h?s; akin to OS. & OFries. h?s, D. huis, OHG. h?s, G. haus, Icel. h?s, Sw. hus, Dan. huus, Goth. gudh?s, house of God, temple; and prob. to E. hide to conceal. See {Hide}, and cf. {Hoard} …

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  • 62Judicial functions of the House of Lords — This article is part of the series: Courts of England and Wales Law of England and Wales …

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  • 63Reform of the House of Lords — For almost a century, governments in the United Kingdom have attempted to find a way to undertake a comprehensive reform of the House of Lords, which is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. This process was started by the… …

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  • 64Members of the House of Lords — This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Contents 1 Lords Spiritual 2 Lords Temporal 2.1 Peers on leave of absence …

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  • 65Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 — The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom enacted in 2006 to replace the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 (RRA).The bill which became the Act was brought before the British House of Commons …

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  • 66History of reform of the House of Lords — For main article see: Lords Reform Since 1997 the United Kingdom government has been engaged in reforming the House of Lords. The history of reform before 1997, is set out in sections below about reforms of composition and powers carried out in… …

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  • 67Father of the House — is a term that has by tradition been unofficially bestowed on certain members of some national legislatures, most notably the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. In some legislatures the term refers to the oldest member, but in others it… …

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  • 68Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 — Infobox UK Legislation short title= Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 parliament=United Kingdom Parliament long title=An Act to make provision about offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds. statute… …

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  • 69Cromwell's Other House — The Other House (also referred to as the Upper House, House of Peers and House of Lords), established by the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell under the terms of the Humble Petition and Advice, was one of the two chambers of the Parliaments that… …

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  • 70Indemnity and Oblivion Act — The Indemnity and Oblivion Act is an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Cha. II c. 11), the long title of which is An Act of Free and General Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion . [ Charles II, 1660: An Act of Free and Generall Pardon Indemnity and …

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  • 71List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 72Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom — The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories. The system consists of three types of award: honours, decorations and medals:… …

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  • 73Leader of the House of Lords — Infobox minister office border = parliamentary minister = not prime office = Leader of the House of Lords incumbent = The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon tookoffice = 03 October 2008 appointed by = Gordon Brown governor = Prime Minister first… …

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  • 74Cromwell's Upper House — The Other House (also referred to as the Upper House or House of Peers), established by Oliver Cromwell under the terms of the Humble Petition and Advice, was one of the two chambers of the Parliaments that ruled England, Scotland and Ireland in… …

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  • 75List of atheists (politics and law) — Politics and law* Guy Aldred (1886 ndash;1963): English anarchist communist and a prominent member of the Anti Parliamentary Communist Federation. [ The defendant, in the witness box, declared that the meeting was quite orderly, and there were… …

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  • 76Comparison of United States and British governments — The politics of the United States and the United Kingdom have been closely tied since the 13 American Colonies established their independence from Great Britain in 1776. The United States created a written constitution to protect itself from… …

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  • 77Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 — Courts and Legal Services Act, 1990 Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision with respect to the procedure in, and allocation of business between, the High Court and other courts; to make provision with respect to… …

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  • 78Demography and politics of Northern Ireland — Northern Ireland This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Northern Ireland …

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  • 79List of Northern Ireland members of the House of Lords — This is a list of sitting Members of the United Kingdom House of Lords who were born, live or lived in Northern Ireland.This list does not include hereditary peers who have lost their seat in the Lords following the House of Lords Act 1999, or… …

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  • 80Elect the Lords — is a campaign established in September 2004 by the New Politics Network and Charter88 calling for the United Kingdom House of Lords to be replaced by a predominantly elected upper house. The campaign was established following Charter88 and the… …

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