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- Created on: 26-11-14 12:32
Parliamentary law making.
- Around 650's MP's sit in the House of Commons
- A bill is a proposed law under consideration by a legislature. Once a bill has been enacted into law, it is called an act of Statute
- The government ministers introduce government bill to Parliament.
- MP's and Lord's introduce private members' bills to the Parliament.
- The Act of Parliament which started out as The Abortion Act.
- The three bodies that play a role in passing an act are the Judiciary, ,Parliament/ the legislature and the executive Government.
- First Stage: formal introduction without any debate. Second stage: debates on any general principles of the bill. After this, a line by line examination of the bill. Then the chance for the whole House to discuss and amend the bill. Finally an opportunity for the final debate on the bill,
- The second reading is the main debate.
- It is then repeated in the House of Lords.
- The final stage is the process a bill follows is Royal Assett.
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