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Chamber in United Kingdom

Chamber Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

The Chamber is where the main business of the day takes place in each House. It is where all members meet to hear important announcements and to take decisions as a whole House.

Concept of Chamber

Traditional meaning of chamber [1] in the English common law history: A court; a treasury. Chambers: the private room of a judge; any place where he does business when not sitting in court. The King’s chambers: parts of the sea, included within lines drawn from one point of land to another, over which the nation claims jurisdiction, and where all hostilities must cease.

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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Chamber”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Chamber.

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  • Article Name: Chamber
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  • Description: Chamber Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament The Chamber is where the main business of the day takes place in each House. [...]

This entry was last updated: January 5, 2020

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