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V957 - Property Definition Bill

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    On the contrary, No

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    V957 - Property Definition Bill, TSR Socialist Party

    Property Definition Bill 2016

    A Bill to permit limitations on property disposal

    BE IT ENACTED by The Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, in accordance with the provisions of the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

    1. Definitions
    The following definitions are used in this Act:
    1. 'Property' extends to all things capable of ownership, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible, and fungible or non-fungible. This includes, but is not limited to money, intellectual property, equities, and other securities.

    2. Secretary of State
    1. The Secretary of State for the Home Department may, by order, place any such limitations or exclusions on the right to dispose of property as he may from time to time see fit.
    2. Any orders made by the Secretary under this section shall be immune from judicial review on the grounds of reasonableness and rationality, but shall not be so immune if otherwise ultra vires.

    3. Definition of proprety
    For the avoidance of doubt, the extent of any inviolable right to property shall consist in the right to use and the right to the fruits thereof.

    4. Commencement, Short Title and Extent
    1. This Act may be referred to as the Property Definition Act 2016;
    2. This Act will extend to the United Kingdom; and;
    3. This Act shall come into force immediately.

    Historically, property has been defined according to the Roman conception of usus, fructus, abusus (the rights to use, to the fruits of, and to dispose of). However, this has only been accepted by convention and has never been challenged. There is no good reason why the right to property should contain the right to dispose of per se, which this Bill remedies.

    However, this Bill does not remove the abusus right for any property at all; merely permits the Secretary of State to do so when he sees fit. This can allow for refinement of the economy where suitable.

    Section 3 exists for the purpose of compatibility with international law.

    Aye - another cracking Bill from the Socialist Party.

    Absolutely not.

    Aye, though given the votes of the evidently right-wing Labour party so far, I suspect this is going to fail.

    Hell no.
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    Ayes to the right: 9
    Noes to the left: 22
    Abstain: 8

    The Noes have it! The Noes have it. Unlock.
    Turnout: 78%
Updated: April 9, 2016
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