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Legal Research and Writing, 4/e$55.00 – $88.00
When Parliament is prorogued, it means that a session has been formally ended and all Parliamentary business, including sittings of Parliament and draft bills, is at an end. Unless the government specifically states, prior to prorogation, that a bill will be carried over to the new session, all bills are said to “die on the Order paper” at the time Parliament is prorogued.
The Laws of Government, 2/e
The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy$56.00 – $89.60
The recessing of Parliament between sessions within a given Parliament.