Stages of a Bill

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1. What happens at the end of the second stage of the Bill's passage?

  • There is a vote
  • The Bill is commenced
  • The Bill is passed to another House
  • The Bill is open to suggested amendments
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2. What is the fifth stage of a Bill's passage called?

  • Fifth Reading
  • Quinary Reading
  • Third Reading
  • Fifth Stage

3. Where do most Bills start?

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
  • Supreme Court
  • Magistrates' Court

4. What is the committee's role?

  • To debate the Bill
  • To go through each clause of the Bill and propose amendments where necessary
  • To remove clauses where necessary
  • To add extra clauses where necessary

5. What happens during the fifth stage of a Bill's passage?

  • There is a final vote on the Bill, never with a further debate
  • There is a final vote on the Bill, with a further debate if at least 6 MPs request it
  • There is a final vote on the Bill, always with a further debate
  • There is a final vote on the Bill, with a further debate if 3 MPs request it

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