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How a bill becomes a law
The bills are introduced in the House of parliament or the House of lords. It is taken
forward if agreed to.
The bill is read 3 times before it is passed. This is very brief for the first time and
then it is printed (there is no debate).
Members debate about the general principles of the bill.
A legislative committee is elected to examine the bill before second reading is
approved. Any recommended amendments are made.
Members make any amendments necessary.
Members debate and vote on the bill (if amendments were carried).
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Other Houses of parliament
The other house (opposite to the one that introduced the bill) would get the bil l and
read and understand it.
This is now a formality where the Queen gives consent to the Bill becoming law.
The Bill is now an Act of Parliament and becomes law.…read more