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statutory instrument (SI)

a form of SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION. They are cited by the year they are passed and by their number in the year. Non-publication is a defence. They are often accompanied by a useful but unofficial explanatory note.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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The process had been to issue statutory instruments under the European Communities Act, or in rare cases create Acts of Parliament.
'No consultation was done whatsoever, the Statutory Instruments Act 2013 and the Standing Order number 191 was not followed,' he explained.
Known as the Statutory Instruments, the ensemble of Labour MP Thangam Debbonaire, Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman, councillor Katherine Chibah and Emily Benn, former general election candidate and granddaughter of former Labour MP Tony Benn, were given permission to play in the chamber by Speaker John Bercow.
Members of the Statutory Instruments rehearse in the chamber of the House of Commons ahead of their charity concert on July 2
He also said there was mining legislation to make mining safe and secure, adding that the nine main statutory instruments that regulated mining included the Mine and Minerals Act, Explosive Act, Mines Quarries, Works and Machinery Act, Precious and
class="MsoNormalThe ministry, she said will continue with training of teachers and completion, approval and presentation of the statutory instruments among others.
The honorable Chief Justice correctly pointed out that the Parliament must legislate new statutory instruments, which not only bring our legal framework in-step with the dynamic needs of the modern world, but also pay special attention to ensuring that speedy justice is available to all and sundry.
Unlike the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions in the Commonwealth of Nations, Sierra Leone's parliamentary practice and procedure has not been sufficiently tested on matters relating to the annulment or rejection of Constitutional and Statutory Instruments. This is so because Constitutional Instruments that are brought before Parliament are most often than not, not contentious; and even if they are contentious, there is no power given to Parliament to amend them.
Whether the appellate court constituted by virtue of the statutory instrument promulgated by the president can nullify the similar instrument and the authority of the president for the issuance of subsequent statutory instruments?
Nedumpara further stated that whenever any Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments are challenged in the Supreme Court, it is often argued by counsels who are MPs, which in a way is a severe erosion of the supremacy and authority of the Parliament.

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