Definition of private member's bill in English:
(In the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) a legislative bill that is introduced by a private Member of Parliament and is not part of a government’s planned legislation. Such bills rarely become law.
- Robison has cross-party support, but is considering introducing a private member's bill on the subject if she does not receive Executive support.
- We, in conjunction with the National Pensioners' Convention, are supporting the private member's bill going through Parliament on October 17 for free transport for all pensioners and disabled people throughout the country.
- In 1879 Hay introduced a private member's bill to solve some of the problems between the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan