Right of discussion

RIGHT OF DISCUSSION, Scottish law. The right which the cautioner (surety) has to insist that the creditor shall do his best to compel the performance of the contract by the principal debtor, before he shall be called upon. 1 Bell's Com. 347, 5th ed. Vide 8 Serg. & Rawle, 116; 15 Serg. & Rawle, 29, 30 and the articles Surety. Suretyship.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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During their debate, MEPs expressed regret that the EP has only a right of discussion on a subject of great concern to citizens (Euratom Treaty).
However, he/she will have "no right of discussion and vote," "will leave the meeting during the authority's deliberations" and "will not have the power to give instructions".
"The law has taken its right of discussions, debate, and views over three years, and it is not true that it was not presented to the concerned bodies, all discussed it and expressed their opinion," Gabr said.