Tag: executive accountability

Keeping watch on COVID-19 laws: are parliamentary committees up to the job?

This is one of a special series of posts exploring the public law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the Gilbert + Tobin Centre’s work in the area of public law and public health, see here.

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Can Parliamentary Privilege be Used to Shut Down Parliamentary Accountability?


Parliamentary privilege was established for the purposes of protecting Members of Parliament from being prosecuted or penalised for what they debated in Parliament or from being controlled by the executive in what they were permitted to debate. … Read the rest


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