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  • Motion of Confidence — A Motion of Confidence is a motion of support proposed by a government in a parliament or other assembly of elected representatives to give members of parliament (or other such assembly) a chance to register their confidence in a government. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Motion of no confidence — A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, censure motion, no confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a parliamentary motion whose passing would demonstrate to the head of state that the elected parliament… …   Wikipedia

  • motion of no confidence — noun a vote of no confidence …   Wiktionary

  • motion of non-confidence — proposal designed to topple the existing government (in a coalition based government) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vote of confidence — noun a) A motion proposed in a parliament or other assembly to give members the chance to express their confidence in a government; sometimes proposed by a government to counter a vote of no confidence proposed by the opposition; …   Wiktionary

  • Matter of Confidence — A Matter of Confidence is an important bill such as a budget passed by the responsible house (i.e. the house directly elected by the people). If a government fails to pass a bill considered a matter of confidence, it is assumed the government has …   Wikipedia

  • vote of confidence — ▪ government       procedure used by members of a legislative body (generally the lower house in a bicameral system) to remove a government (the prime minister and his cabinet) from office. To be successful, the procedure, which does not apply to …   Universalium

  • 2008 Lok Sabha vote of confidence — The United Progressive Alliance, the governing alliance in India elected in 2004, faced its first confidence vote in the Lok Sabha on 22 July 2008 after the CPI(M) led Left Front withdrew support over India approaching the IAEA for the Indo US… …   Wikipedia

  • List of confidence tricks — This list of confidence tricks and scams should not be considered complete, but covers the most common examples. Confidence tricks and scams are difficult to classify, because they change often and often contain elements of more than one type.… …   Wikipedia

  • Confidence and supply — In a parliamentary democracy confidence and supply are required for a government to hold power. A confidence and supply agreement is an agreement that a minor party or independent member of parliament will support the government in motions of… …   Wikipedia

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