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Synonyms for prorogue

adjourn by royal prerogative

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"The power to prorogue is a prerogative power and the Prime Minister had the vires (powers) to advise the sovereign as to its exercise."
Brother and sister Liz and John Spencer, from Billingham, arrived at the midday event clutching a specially designed poster portraying Boris Johnson and cabinet colleagues as the "ProRogues" of Parliament.
As of yesterday morning, 1.5 million people across the UK had signed the Do Not Prorogue Parliament petition with 120,000 signatures coming from Scotland.
The petition on Parliament's website amassed the 100,000 signatures required to be considered for debate by MPs less than three hours after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan to prorogue Parliament in order to push through his new domestic agenda.
The Prime Minister had previously he was "not attracted" to the idea of proroguing Parliament, two months before he decided to prorogue Parliament.
But, under constitutional precedents, the Queen had no choice but to agree to Mr Johnson's demand to prorogue Parliament.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Over one million people signed a petition against suspending or dissolving the British parliament unless Brexit is cancelled or delayed, after UK PM Boris Johnson pushed to prorogue the legislature.
In an official statement, the Privy Council confirmed that the queen had agreed to prorogue - or suspend - Parliament no sooner than Sept.
"We are ready to go to court to test the legality of any attempt to prorogue parliament," she said in a statement.
Article 54(3) of the Constitution says: 'On a requisition signed by not less than one-fourth of the total membership of the National Assembly, the speaker shall summon the National Assembly to meet, at such time and place as he thinks fit, within fourteen days of the receipt of the requisition; and when the Speaker has summoned the Assembly only he may prorogue it.'
to prorogue the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which was adjourned last month.
The Modi government played with rules to prorogue Rajya Sabha in March since the original Presidential ordinance issued in December last year was to expire on April 5.
His comment came a day after the government decided to prorogue the Rajya Sabha where the Land Acquisition Bill is stuck and re-promulgate Ordinance on the same as the earlier one lapses on April 5.