The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The supreme legislative power of the British Empire is vested in Parliament. Parliament is summoned by the writ of the sovereign issued out of Chancery, by advice of the Privy Council, at least twenty days previous to its assembling.


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Books of Reference concerning Great Britain and Ireland

1. Official Publications

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  • M. Epstein

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