UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
04 November 1947 Made

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules (whether they are to be moved in committee or on report) received by the clerks at the table at any time not later than half-past four of the clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted by them as if the House was sitting.

Notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules to be moved in committee may be accepted by the clerks at the table before a bill has been read a second time.

28 July 1948 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules (whether they are to be proposed in committee or, if the bill has been reported, on consideration) received by the clerks at the table at any time not later than half-past four of the clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted by them as if the House were sitting.

Notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules to be moved in committee may be accepted by the clerks at the table before a bill has been read a second time.

20 November 1950 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules (whether they are to be proposed in committee or, if the bill has been reported, on consideration) received by the clerks at the table at any time not later than half-past four of the clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted by them as if the House were sitting.

06 December 1951 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments, new clauses or new schedules (whether they are to be proposed in committee or, if the bill has been reported, on consideration) received by the Clerks at the Table at any time not later than half-past four of the clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted by them as if the House were sitting.

01 August 1963 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments to bills, new clauses or new schedules (whether they are to be proposed in committee or, if the bill has been reported, on consideration) or of amendments to Lords amendments received by the Clerks at the Table at any time not later than half-past four of the clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted by them as if the House were sitting.

08 March 1971 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments to bills, new clauses or new schedules or of amendments to Lords amendments received in the Public Bill Office at any time not later than half-past four o'clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday or Sunday) may be accepted as if the House were sitting.

30 October 1980 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments to bills, new clauses or new schedules or of amendments to Lords amendments received in the Public Bill Office at any time not later than half-past four o'clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday, Sunday or bank holiday) may be accepted as if the House were sitting.

30 March 1983 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments to bills, new clauses or new schedules or of amendments to Lords amendments received in the Public Bill Office at any time not later than half-past four o'clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday, Sunday, bank holiday or public holiday in England) may be accepted as if the House were sitting.

22 October 2015 Amended

Whenever the House is adjourned for more than one day, notices of amendments to bills, new clauses or new schedules, of Consent Motions under Standing Order No. 83M (Consent Motions for certified England only or England and Wales only provisions) or of amendments to Lords amendments received in the Public Bill Office at any time not later than half-past four o'clock on the last day on which the House is not sitting (excluding any Saturday, Sunday, bank holiday or public holiday in England) may be accepted as if the House were sitting.