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New Clause 19 — Power to remove or reduce burdens

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Conservative, Stone 7:00 pm, 15th May 2006

My right hon. Friend may care to know that one of the most important tomes on constitutional law unequivocally states:

"The legislative supremacy of Parliament is not limited by international law. The courts may not hold an Act void on the ground that it contravenes general principles of international law."