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Article 2, Section 3


[Volume 4, Page 123]

Document 1

Bill of Rights, secs. 1 AND 2

1 W. & M., 2d sess., c. 2 , 16 Dec. 1689

1. That the pretended power of suspending of laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, without consent of parliament, is illegal.

2. That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.


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