BILL OF INDEMNITY meaning in Law Dictionary

In English legislation. a work of parliament, passed every session until 1S09, but discontinued in and after that year, as having been rendered unneeded because of the passing of the promissory oaths act, 1808, for relief of these who have unwittingly or unavoidably neglected to make the needed oaths, etc., necessary for the purpose of qualifying all of them to keep their respective workplaces. Wharton.

Sentence Examples with the word BILL OF INDEMNITY

In the prolonged discussions regarding the Bill of Indemnity he was instrumental in saving the life of Haselrig, and opposed the clause compelling all officers who had served under Cromwell to refund their salaries, he himself never having had any.

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