What does act of parliament mean?

act of parliament meaning in Business Dictionary

Alternative term for statute.

Sentence Examples with the word act of parliament

In 1337 the industry received an impulse from the settlement of a party of Flemish clothiers, and extended so greatly that when it was found necessary in 1566 to appoint by act of parliament deputies to assist the aulnegers, Bolton is named as one of the places where these deputies were to be employed.

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