gag law

Primary Meanings of gag law

1.
n
any law that limits freedom of the press
2.
n
a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
Full Definitions of gag law
1

n any law that limits freedom of the press

Type of:
law
legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
2

n a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

Synonyms:
closure, cloture, gag rule
Types:
closure by compartment, guillotine
closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill
Type of:
order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order
a body of rules followed by an assembly

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