What is PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL? What does PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL mean? PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL meaning

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What is PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL? What does PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL mean? PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL meaning - PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL definition - PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL explanation.

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Parliamentary counsel are lawyers who prepare legislation that it is proposed to pass into law. The terms Parliamentary drafter, Parliamentary draftsman, legislative drafting officer and legislative counsel are also widely used. These terms are used in relation to the United Kingdom parliament in Westminster, and other parliaments and assemblies based on the Westminster system. The official title, and organisation, of the parliamentary counsel varies between legislatures. For example, those who draft government legislation for the UK parliament form the Parliamentary Counsel Office (established in 1869 under the...

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