The Breach of Privilege: Brief History

  • No law has so far been enacted by Parliament (and state legislatures) regarding breach of privilege, and in the absence of any such law, the powers, privileges and immunities of the
  • Houses of Parliament and state legislatures and of the members and the committees thereof continue in actual practice to be governed by the precedents of the British House of Commons, as they existed on the day our Constitution came into force.
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