- Legislative process
- 1. First Reading- formal introduction and date for second reading set.
- 2. Second reading- minister outlines principles of bill, debates follow
- 3. Standing Committee- scrutinizes and makes amendments if necessary.
- 4.Third reading- either accepted of rejected
- 5. House of Lords- (same process, committee stage) amendments sent back to the Commons and then back to the Lords, who then accept or reject it.
- 6. Royal assent
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