Definition of Parliamentary Counsel in English:

Parliamentary Counsel

Line breaks: Par¦lia|men¦tary Coun|sel

noun

  • (In the UK) a group of barristers employed as civil servants to draft government bills and amendments.
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    • If the Cabinet agrees, the proposal goes to its Future Legislation Committee, then to Parliamentary Counsel, who will draft a bill.
    • The new Health and Safety Bill is at the drafting stage in consultation with the Parliamentary Counsel in the Attorney General's Office.
    • The bill is structured in a way that would appeal to most veterinarians, because of the logic and symmetry that lies behind the work that Parliamentary Counsel has done.

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