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ten-minute rule

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Definition of ten-minute rule in English:

noun

A rule of the House of Commons allowing brief discussion of a motion to introduce a bill, each speech being limited to ten minutes.
Example sentences
  • The idea has already had a hearing during a ten-minute rule bill at the House of Commons.
  • The Bill, brought under the ten-minute rule, is due to be debated by MPs on Tuesday.
  • A free debate ensued with distinguished participants observing the ten-minute rule.

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