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outlaw

1. (formerly) a person excluded from the law and deprived of its protection
2. any fugitive from the law, esp a habitual transgressor
3. a wild or untamed beast
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In 1794, one of the most senior Whig politicians, playwright Richard Sheridan, used the motion that the Outlawries Bill be read a second time to object to the suspension of Habeas Corpus.
Certainly they would not be accepted today, as not only has this purpose been forgotten with time but second reading has been eliminated for the Outlawries Bill in the British Commons and thus there is no occasion to even raise these sorts of issues.
It is unlikely that in the Canadian Commons today, an Outlawries Bill, as a private member's bill, would make it through the lottery to the floor of the House and, even if it did, it would run the risk of being challenged by the Crown since its fines for punishing Crown prosecutors and sheriffs would likely be construed as an imposition of a tax.