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private bill

a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc.
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Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro tabled the bill as an additional agenda on which opposition leader in Sindh Assembly Khwaja Izharul Hassan and MQM Parliamentary Leader Syed Sardar Ahmed raised objection as to how the government could table a private bill in the legislature.
The chief minister directed the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Nisar Khuhro, to bring all the private bills in the cabinet meetings for discussion.
A West Ham spokesman said: "This was a private bill paid for by the manager as a Christmas thank you to his extended backroom staff.
The private Bill was moved in the Lok Sabha by Dr Ratan Singh Ajnala, a Shiromani Akali Dal ( SAD) MP from Khadoor Sahib constituency in Punjab.
Political pressure - including plans by MP Ashok Kumar to table a private bill - was stepped up, as the Evening Gazette's Ban Young Guns campaign was delivered to Downing Street.
In December 2008, federal Winnipeg MP Rod Bruinooge declared his intention to introduce a Private Bill to halt assaults on women who refuse to have an abortion.
Palwasha Khan moved a private bill, seeking amendment to the Political Parties Order, 2002 to enable the middle class to participate in electoral politics.
They could have used a Private Bill or a Hybrid Bill, to get the bridge built.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart, R-Fla, proposed a private bill in Congress that would grant permanent residency for the student and his brother, who had grown up in the United States.
SHADOW Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan was celebrating last night after her private Bill to boost support for people with autism cleared its first parliamentary hurdle.
Opponents of the move, put forward yesterday in a private Bill by Cardiff North MP Julie Morgan, used parliamentary procedure to "talk out" the legislation, effectively ending its chances of becoming law.
However, Pringle has been buoyed by news that the London Councils plan to present a private Bill to the Commons next week, calling for an outright ban or levy on carrier bags.