Fifty Years of the English Constitution, 1830-1880

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Longmans, Green, 1880 - Всего страниц: 495
 

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Apathy of Parliament as to foreign affairs after 1815
303
Comment of Lord Palmerston
304
Differences between the Queen and Lord Palmerston 311
315
His dread of the doctrine of the Sovereign s irresponsibility
322
His opinion aa to Royal initiation and control of policy
323
Rumours as to Royal correspondence during the Crimean War
329
The Ministers of the Crown and Parliament
336
Practice of questioning Ministers
343
Comment of Mr Disraeli on Peels conduct
349
Consultation of Mr Disraeli with the Queen in reference
355
Mr Erskine May on the increasing power and patronage
361
Absorption in borne legislation
364
Claims of Parliament on the Government as urged by
370
Action of the Government after the Treaty of San Stefano 37fi
377
Liabilities of the country under the Cyprus Convention
383
Duties of Government to Parliament in respect of financial
389
Absence of any Parliamentary check on such financial under
391
System of powers and checks provided by the Act
397
Organisation of Government in Hudsons Bay
403
Professor Maurice on the Nation and the Empire
409
Position of the Governors of Crown Colonies
415
CHAPTER IV
422
Competing claims of public interests and private rights
426
Possible miscarriage of justice under the system
433
Definition of crimes
439
Police organisation
445
Oral examination of prisoners
451
Corporal inflictions or violations under the sanction of
459
Danger to the principles of the Constitution from
467
Correspondence of the Sovereign
473
Debates on petitions 76
480
the Afghan
482
Supplementary budgets 3K
484
affairs
493

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Стр. 51 - Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests ; which interests each must maintain, as an agent and advocate, against other agents and advocates ; but parliament is a deliberative assembly of one nation, with one interest, that of the whole ; where, not local purposes, not local prejudices ought to guide, but the general good, resulting from the general reason of the whole.
Стр. 51 - ... parliament is a deliberative assembly of one nation, with one interest, that of the whole; where, not local purposes, not local prejudices ought to guide, but the general good, resulting from the general reason of the whole. You choose a member indeed; but when you have chosen him, he is not member of Bristol, but he is a member of parliament.
Стр. 183 - A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered to a foreign state unless provision is made by the law of that state, or by arrangement, that the fugitive criminal shall not, until he has been restored or had an opportunity of returning to Her Majesty's dominions, be detained or tried in that foreign state for any nffenee committed prior to his surrender other than the extradition crime proved by the facts on which the surrender is grounded...
Стр. 202 - The territorial waters of her Majesty's dominions,' in " reference to the sea, means such part of the sea adjacent " to the coast of the United Kingdom, or the coast of some " other part of her Majesty's dominions...
Стр. 312 - ... towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that Minister. She expects to be kept informed of what passes between him and the foreign Ministers before important decisions are taken, based upon that intercourse ; to receive the foreign despatches in good time ; and to have the drafts for her approval sent to her in sufficient time to make herself acquainted with their contents before they must be sent off.
Стр. 175 - Provided that such laws shall have been passed in such manner and form as may from time to time be required by any Act of Parliament Letters Patent Order in Council or colonial law for the time being in force in the said colony.
Стр. 247 - ... watch every part of the public business, in order to be able to advise and assist her at any moment in any of the multifarious and difficult questions or duties brought before her, sometimes international, sometimes political, or social, or personal.
Стр. 208 - ... of such foreign state, or is paid for by such foreign state or such agent, and is employed in the military or naval service of such foreign state, such ship shall, until the contrary is proved, be deemed to have been built with a view to being so employed, and the burden shall lie on the builder of such ship of proving that he did not know that the ship was intended to be so employed in the military or naval service of such foreign state.
Стр. 51 - But authoritative instructions, mandates issued which the member is bound blindly and implicitly to obey, to vote, and to argue for, though contrary to the clearest conviction of his judgment and conscience, these are things utterly unknown to the laws of this land, and which arise from a fundamental mistake of the whole order and tenor of our Constitution.
Стр. 385 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.

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