law making process

how a law is made 

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Green Paper
proposal for law
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white Paper
final stage before the proposal of the bill. Introduced by the government department to be affected
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First Reading
a dummy copy of the bill is first reviewed and allocated numbers and put in to a series of square brackets i.e [ Bill 4]
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Second Reading
The house of commons looks at the principle of the bill
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Vote
the second stage vote is the only stage where a bill can be defeated
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Committee Stage
the bill is basically picked apart and each part is agreed or disagreed on by members of the house of Commons
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Vote
whether it should go to the next stage or not
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Report Stage
the final chance to make any amendments. if no amendments are made then it goes straight to the third reading.Also at this stage non committee members get to look at the bill
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Vote
whether it should progress to the next stage or not
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Third Reading
No further ammendments can be made.final chance for the house of commons to review the bill
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Vote
whether it should progress to the next stage or not
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House Of Lords
The House Of Lords repeat the whole process. they may make ammendments but the HOC have to agree. they can delay a bill but cant stop it going through as the Hosue of Commons can force it through to royal assent. also due to parliment act 1911 and 1
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final stage before the proposal of the bill. Introduced by the government department to be affected

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white Paper

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a dummy copy of the bill is first reviewed and allocated numbers and put in to a series of square brackets i.e [ Bill 4]

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Card 4

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The house of commons looks at the principle of the bill

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Card 5

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the second stage vote is the only stage where a bill can be defeated

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