Blocking Law

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Blocking Law

A law that restricts an individual's access to a website. A blocking law serves a number of functions. It may prevent the viewing of websites posting copyrighted material without authorization, or it may try to block pornography. Some countries, notably China, block websites thought to be subversive to the government.
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PROPOSALS to give English MPs a "decisive say" over legislation affecting English laws will be published next week, as the Conservatives push for a ban on Scottish representatives blocking laws which do not apply north of the border.
discovery procedures by adopting blocking laws that prevent disclosure of privileged documents.
It sets out specific requirements for the exchange of information, ensuring that no domestic banking secrecy, blocking laws or regulations prevent the provision of securities enforcement information amongst securities regulators.
In 1909 the Lords rejected the Liberal government's budget, which led - in 1911 - to peers being banned from blocking laws proposed by MPs in the House of Commons.