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Synonyms for interpellation

(parliament) a parliamentary procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy

the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts

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In his interpellation, Ozawa placed rectifying income and other gaps between haves and have-nots as the most urgent task.
28, the new premier's speech on the following day, and interpellations by each party's representatives between Oct.
L'Assemblee du peuple va fixer, lors de sa seance aujourd'hui, une date pour la discussion de 15 interpellations presentees par nombre de membres aux ministres concernes sur un certain nombre de dossiers, dont les graves contraventions au sein de l'Organisme du Canal de Suez, la privation du Canal de tous les facteurs d'investissement sur ses rives, ce qui a affecte ses trois villes, ainsi que l'interpellation presentee par le depute el-Badri Farghali sur le gaspillage par le ministere des Finances des fonds des assurances sociales en les depensant dans des domaines pour lesquels ils ne sont pas alloues.
Since the Justice Minister survived the Parliamentary interpellation against him, it is obvious that Prime Minister Gruevski, after all gaffes and weaknesses of the judiciary, does not give up on his favorite minister, says Jasminka Dogova for Vreme.
The Parliament has been debating all day Monday the interpellation against the president of the anti-corruption commission, Mirjana Dimovska, initiated by opposition SDSM.
This is the question that Seiji Maehara, leader of opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), posed to the prime minister at the interpellation session of the Lower House on Monday.
Abdulhameed Dashti on Monday filed an interpellation request against First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Party sources tell Lajm that the coalition partners are seeking for the best form on how to confront the interpellation proposed by SDSM.
L'adolescent Ahmed El-Bahraoui, connu par [beaucoup moins que]Karkar[beaucoup plus grand que], un portefaix, a ete arrete par la police et defere au Parquet general pour interpellation.
Justice Minister Manevski saved himself from SDSM's interpellation but it is a fact that despite all announcements for better changes, Macedonia's judiciary remains slow and inefficient, says Suncica Stojanovska for Nova Makedonija.
KUWAIT, May 11 (KUNA) -- Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah said Monday interpellation was a constitutional right for any MP as long as it served national interest.
Political scientist Ilber Sela says that the goal of SDSM's interpellation is to topple the Government but in his view, BDi must stay for a bit longer in the executive power and local and parliamentary elections to be held afterwards in March 2013.
Plusieurs questions ont ete debattues lors du colloque, dont remarquablement, celle d'Al Abdel Fatah, qui a pris la parole pour parler de son refus d'etre soumis a une interpellation du Parquet militaire.
The Diet on Monday enacted a bill aimed at abolishing the parliament's interpellation system and introducing a weekly debate between the prime minister and leaders of opposition parties.
2002 -- The National Assembly turns down an interpellation motion submitted by MP Hussein Al-Qallaf against Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Ahmad Baqer.