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Constitutional Law, 5/e$75.00 – $120.00
A bill relating to matters of particular interest or benefit to a specific individual or group. Private bills are often introduced by a private member, and they are enacted by a different and simpler procedure that does not require government sponsorship.
The Laws of Government, 2/e
The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy$56.00 – $89.60
A law project introduced into Parliament by means of petition from an interested, private party.