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Speaker

in the constitutional law of the UK, an office as old as, or older than, the 14th century, the main duty of which is to preside over the HOUSE OF COMMONS. Now, the Speaker of the House of Commons is elected by the Commons but on the nomination of the party leaders after wide consultation with ordinary Members. It is a convention that the sovereign's consent is sought and given. The Speaker is usually re-elected in subsequent Parliaments. The Speaker liaises with the Queen and between the Commons and the Lords. See LORD CHANCELLOR.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

SPEAKER. The presiding officer of the house of representatives of the United States is so called. The presiding officer of either branch of the state legislatures generally bears this name.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Europe is one of the most lucrative regions in the loudspeaker market.
He said only sermons in Arabic can be delivered using loudspeakers at Friday prayers, and SHOs should take action immediately upon the misuse of loudspeakers.
A check showed that a loudspeaker was in use at one of the three tents of the side supporting Mohd Rafizi located outside the perimeter fence of the institute since 8.30 am.
He told Gulf News, "The festival will certainly be celebrated in full gusto and we expect that rules to be eased in the use of loudspeakers - since almost all the 2,000 Ganesh mandals in crowded Mumbai are located in Silence Zones.
If the bill becomes law, Muslims across the country (http://www.ibtimes.com/israel-prayer-ban-ministers-vote-silence-mosques-across-nation-amid-palestinian-arab-2491748) will not be allowed to use loudspeakers for the prayer call between 11 p.m.
These elements comprise the loudspeaker's vibration system.
With loudspeaker drivers placed in various directions, the BeoLab 90's Beam Direction Control allows to steer the sound radiation to one's listening location.
"Yes, we had a problem with the loudspeakers and had complained about it.
John Paul Waldron was found guilty of eight offences of using a loudspeaker in the street to advertise a trade or business.
APx v3.4 adds Thiele/Small parameters, complex impedance, and loudspeaker production test to the APx platform.
Magistrates found Philip Hunt, of Sandford Meadow in Lichfield, guilty of allowing the sounding of a loudspeaker to advertise his business in the streets of Lichfield, which is an offence under the Control of Pollution Act 1974.
India, July 27 -- French high-end loudspeaker maker Triangle has entered into a partnership with Delhi-based FX Entertainment, under which FX Entertainment has been appointed the "Exclusive Distributor" for Triangle's premium range of loudspeakers in India.