Thread: [Continuation] Brexit: Now What? 9 Below Zero
View Single Post
Old 26th September 2019, 02:17 AM   #327
Nessie
Penultimate Amazing
 
Nessie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 12,657
Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
What has any of that got to do with the post you quoted? Parliament didn't set any rules for prorogation.
Prorogation is common law, which developed from the Monarchy and the first Parliaments and the government needs to obey common law.

Parliament has developed proroguing into a primarily ceremonial act, with occasional exceptions, such as John Major in 1997. But his proroguing was not challenged. If it had, it may have been ruled unlawful.
__________________
Audiophile/biker/sceptic

Last edited by Nessie; 26th September 2019 at 02:19 AM.
Nessie is offline   Quote this post in a PM   Nominate this post for this month's language award Copy a direct link to this post Back to Top