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private member

a member of a legislative assembly, such as the House of Commons, not having an appointment in the government
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ISLAMABAD -- As many as eight Private Members' Bills were introduced in the Senate on Monday and all of them were referred to the relevant standing committees for further deliberations on them.
Women's: 1 Sarah Grant SCCA Private Member 1:01:01; 2 Alison Dockney SCCA Private Member 1:05:50; 3 Louise Hurdley Hafren CC 1:11:33 22; 4 Elaine Langley North Shropshire Wheelers 1:27:05.
Mr Keorapetse said if the minister was aware, he should state if his ministry would consider emulating such a scheme and whether he was amenable to acceding to a Private Members Bill or motion on the same.
RAC Foundation director Steve Gooding said: "Frankly, we think Sir Greg Knight's Private Member's Bill can't come into law too soon, bringing the era of self-regulation of private parking to a close with firms having to abide by a code of practice signed off by ministers."
A recent trend in Canada's Parliament has seen an increase in the number and complexity of private Members' bills (PMBs) that have received Royal Assent.
As many as six private members bills included the Pakistan Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2018, the Tour Operators and Travel Agents (Regulation) Bill, 2018, the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (Articles 51 and 106), the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (Articles 51 and 106) and the Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2018 were introduced in the National Assembly.
Najib alleged that the defendant's statement had specifically referred to him and could be taken to mean that he had abused his power by giving an order through the Cabinet to the Dewan Rakyat Speaker to allow the motion by the Marang MP on the Private Member's Bill and to set aside other Bills.
8 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gopal Shetty on Thursday proposed a private member bill in the Lok Sabha demanding to extend age bar of girls' marriage to 21 years from 18.
Mr Bone has also developed 25 other private member's bills, including the Government Departments (Abolition) Bill which would enable a "Department for the Nations of the United Kingdom" to be created in place of the Wales Office, Scotland Office and Northern Ireland Office.
"The private member's bill process is pretty old-fashioned and arcane.
Ouellette suggested it be drafted as a private member's bill.
As these contentious issues are usually not taken up by the government, the private member Bills offer a forum for them to be debated.