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Unformatted text preview: -freedom from taxation by royal prerogative, without agreement by Parliament-freedom to petition the Monarch-freedom from peace-time standing army , without agreement by Parliament-freedom (for Protestants) to have arms for defense, allowed by law-freedom to elect members of Parliament without interference from the Sovereign-the freedom of speech in Parliament, in that proceedings in Parliament were not to be questioned in the courts or in any body outside Parliament itself (the basis of modern parliamentary privilege )-freedom from cruel and unusual punishments, and excessive bail-freedom from fines and forfeitures without trial 1. Organization of the State A. parliamentary sovereignty 1. parliamentand only parliamentcan make or overturn any law; the executive, judiciary, and the throne do not have any authority to restrict or rescind parliamentary actions.--Prime minister is accountable to the House of Commons and may be dismissed by it....
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- Spring '07
- Comparative Politics