Definition of Advice and consent
1. Noun. A legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making.
Generic synonyms: Expression, Locution, Saying
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Lexicographical Neighbors of Advice And Consent
Literary usage of Advice and consent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"The governor shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint all officers of the State •n'hose offices are or may be ..."
2. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1866)
"... which, when ratified with the advice and consent of the Senate, become the supreme law of the land, and have the effect of repealing the declaration of ..."
3. pennsylvania archives by Pennsylvania State Library, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth (1878)
"... by and with the advice and Consent of the Representatives iif the Freemen of the said Province, in General Assembly met, and by the authority of the ..."
4. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1856)
"... the president shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, to make treaties, provided two-thirds of the senators present concur. ..."
5. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"... whether the Senate have a right, in their advice and consent, to vary the dale at which, according to the nomination of the President, an appointment to ..."