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Old 26th September 2019, 02:17 AM   #327
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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.

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