Definition of ten-minute rule in English:
A rule of the House of Commons allowing brief discussion of a motion to introduce a bill, each speech being limited to ten minutes.
- 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.
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 Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan