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Synonyms for prorogue

adjourn by royal prerogative

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The PIL alleges that " promulgation of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Re- settlement ( Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 on April 3 by first proroguing the Rajya Sabha on March 28 was a clever device adopted by the government which subverts the legislative process of the Rajya Sabha".
There had always been a Speech from the Throne proroguing Parliament at the end of every sessions and immediately before dissolution.
The libretto of this season's The Pirates of Penzance was pretty much untouched, except for a funny allusion to proroguing, but once again considerable local talent was enlisted and the results were comparably entertaining.
Prime Minister Harper, by proroguing Parliament, has given us deep concern," Lonechild said.
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), is concerned that the latest proroguing of the federal government could have serious implications for First Nations come April 7 and wants parliament to get back to work.
Until 1983, the process of proroguing the Canadian Parliament usually involved the Governor General or her deputy reading a short speech in the Senate Chamber reviewing the accomplishments of that parliamentary session.
In hindsight, Harper probably should not have bothered proroguing Parliament--by the day the confidence vote was scheduled Canadians' dislike of the madness was so clear that a significant number of supposed MPs' votes against the government, especially Michael Ignatieff's, would never have occurred.
The problem, as explained by a senior leader of the Congress Party, is that proroguing the monsoon session would make the government shaky considering two of its allies are threatening to withdraw their support to the government on different issues.