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No 'procedure'; it simply means that the parliamentary representatives of one party vote against a proposal of their coalition partner in the government. The dictionary also gives "to vote down" and "overrule".

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Sep 8th, 2008 at 03:26:03 AM EST
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As I suspected.  Thanks.  "Vote against" or "vote down" would be the clearest for me.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Sep 8th, 2008 at 09:48:00 AM EST
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