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Hansard

the official report of Parliamentary debates, known by the name of the original publisher, now published by HMSO. While it reflects verbatim what is said in Parliament, until very recently it could not be referred to for the purposes of statutory interpretation.

Since an important decision of the House of Lords reported in 1992, it is now permissible to refer to Hansard in cases of ambiguity.

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And if you've listened to previous Hansard albums, those lively brass blows are a welcome sound by now.
Le principe moderne etabli dans deux decisions de la Cour supreme est que le hansard peut etre utilise dans les tribunaux, mais qu'il ne faut pas y accorder trop de poids.
The modern principle laid down in a pair of Supreme Court of Canada decisions is that Hansard can be used in court, but should not be given much weight.
Baroness Burt, the former Solihull Lib Dem MP who only joined the Upper House in October, has managed 66 appearances in Hansard.
Against a cinematic backdrop of horns and pianos in "Grace Beneath the Pines," Hansard voices a character who has found "grace beneath the judge's gavel/Grace among my brothers on the firing line.
Northfield counted how the school voted before sending their results to Hansard for a national result.
Music runs in the girls' family, having Oscar-winning songwriter Glen Hansard for an uncle.
The owner of Hansard Wildlife Prevention, Jonathan Hansard stated, “Our goal is to be the best home and family resource center and information portal for assisting all McDonough homeowners with their Wildlife Removal needs.
Alberta, Legislative Assembly, Hansard 27th Leg, 1st Sess, Iss 43 (3 November 2008) at 1698 (Rob Anderson) [Hansard Iss 43].
The film and musical feature songs by Marketa Irglova and Glen Hansard, including "Falling Slowly," which won an Oscar for best original song in 2007.
For some, like junior Sara Hansard, keeping up with the campaign takes time away from college.
Therefore, while scanning the hansard to establish policy outcome, the focus was laid on identifying these issues and reaching logical conclusions.