Although the House of Commons has delegated its right to be the judge in controverted elections1, it retains its right to decide upon the qualifications of any of its members to sit and vote in Parliament2. If in the opinion of the House a member has conducted himself in a manner which renders him unfit to serve as a member of Parliament, he may be expelled3, but, unless the cause of his expulsion by the House constitutes in itself a disqualification to sit and vote in the House, he
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