Relating or belonging to, connected with, enacted by or proceeding from, or characteristic of, the English parliament in particular, or any legislative body in general. Parliamentary agents. Persons who act as solicitors in promoting and carrying private bills through parliament They are usually attorneys or solicitors, but they do not usually confine their practice to this particular department. Brown. Parliamentary committee. A committee of members of the house of peers or of the house of commons, appointed bv either house for the purpose ot making inquiries, by the examination of witnesses or otherwise, into matters which could not be conveniently inquired into by the whole house. Wharton. Parliamentary law. The general body of enacted rules and recognized usages which governs the procedure of legislative assemblies and other deliberative bodies. Parliamentary taxes. See TAX.