Prelegislative process

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1. What is the aim of a green paper?

  • To allow interested parties to comment on the subject and give feedback on its suggestions within an agreed time scale
  • To make Parliament aware of matters of current concern
  • To allow the government to make a white paper
  • To make law
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2. What are hereditary peers?

  • People who are chosen by the Government to work for them
  • The people who compromise Parliament with no help from others
  • Peers who inherit their title
  • Random people who volunteered to sit in Parliament

3. What does a white paper do?

  • Nothing really, it has no purpose
  • Whatever it wants to do
  • Forms the basis of a new act of parliament
  • Allows a green paper to be issued

4. When were green papers first introduced?

  • 1970
  • 1968
  • 1967
  • 1969

5. How many acts are passed each year?

  • Between 30-40
  • Between 80-90
  • Between 60-70
  • Between 50-60


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