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The Parliament is a body responsible for formulating policies and law for the people of the country.

Legislation is the process of formulation of statutes (laws) by the Parliament.

As per the Doctrine of the Legislative Supremacy of Parliament, the Parliament cannot be questioned about the validity of an Act of Parliament. (British Railways Board v Pickin [1974] AC 765, [1974] 1 All ER 609).

According to Black's Law Dictionary, the Parliament is the supreme legislative assembly of Great Britain and Ireland, consisting of the king or queen and the three estates of the realm, viz., the lords spiritual, the lords temporal, and the commons. 1 Bl. Comm. 153.

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