Parliamentary Rules Database

Overview is an online database of parliamentary rules, containing the formal rules of procedure for various parliaments over time. The data currently covers the UK House of Commons (1811-2019) and the Irish Dáil (1926-2016).



UK House of Commons

Standing Orders relating to Public Business, 21 June 1811 to 28 January 2019. Provides the text of all permanent standing orders during this period.

Dáil Éireann

Standing Orders relative to Public Business, 21 July 1926 to 29 January 2016. Currently only partially available – provides the full 1926 text (in English), and a list of subsequent amendment dates.


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