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Bill S-34, An Act respecting Royal Assent to bills passed by the Houses of Parliament, establishes an alternative procedure of Royal Assent, whereby a bill adopted by Parliament is made law through the approval of the Crown.
After the Declaration has been signed and witnessed, the Clerk of Parliaments forwards the parchments of the bill(s), the Clerk's letter and the Declaration of Royal Assent to the Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Council, who subsequently endorses the back of the bill.
The Uttarakhand government had kept the Bill in cold storage for over one month even after President Pranab Mukherjee had on September 4 given his assent to the legislation which was passed by the previous BJP regime in 2011.
President Mukherjee also gave his assent to the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment and the Wakf (Amendment) Bills.
However, as the sovereign of the United Kingdom is also the sovereign of Canada, it is recognized as a matter of constitutional convention that the Parliament of Canada should assent to any changes to the laws of Succession to the Throne or the Royal Style and Titles of Her Majesty.
The President gave the assent to the "The Abolition of Discretionary Quotas in Housing Schemes Bill, 2013," on the advice of the Prime Minister.
The Harper Government today introduced legislation that will provide Canada s assent to changes that will enshrine gender equality and freedom to marry an individual of another faith in the laws governing the Royal line of succession.
Additionally, to assent to that impression is to consider it to be true and accept it as portraying a true state of affairs.
The sovereign has the important role of giving Royal Assent to the passing of parliamentary bills.
ISLAMABAD, December 23, 2011 (Frontier Star): President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday gave assent to two landmark bills that seek to provide for enhanced punishment to several offences against women.
The marked ethical import of Cartesian epistemology takes the form of a deontological, non-consequentialist view of error: epistemic agents are praised/blamed when they fulfill/flout the duty to not assent to ideas that are less than clear and distinct.
The following year, in August 1911, King George V gave assent to the Royal Canadian Navy.