UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
18 December 1957 Made

A motion may be made by a Minister of the Crown at the commencement of public business, to be decided without amendment or debate, to the effect that a specified matter or matters relating exclusively to Scotland be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for their consideration, and if, on the question thereupon being put, not less than ten Members rise in their places and signify their objection thereto, Mr. Speaker shall declare that the noes have it.

If such a motion be agreed to, the Scottish Grand Committee shall consider the matter or matters to them referred on not more than two days in a Session, and shall report only that they have considered the said matter or matters.

08 March 1971 Amended

A motion may be made by a Minister of the Crown at the commencement of public business to the effect that a specified matter or matters relating exclusively to Scotland be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for their consideration, and the question thereon shall be put forthwith ; and if, on that question being put, not less than ten Members rise in their places and signify their objection thereto, Mr. Speaker shall declare that the noes have it.

If such a motion be agreed to, the Scottish Grand Committee shall consider the matter or matters to them referred on not more than two days in a session, and shall report only that they have considered the said matter or matters.

16 June 1981 Amended

A motion may be made by a Minister of the Crown at the commencement of public business to the effect that a specified matter or matters relating exclusively to Scotland be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for their consideration, and the question thereon shall be put forthwith ; and if, on that question being put, not less than ten Members rise in their places and signify their objection thereto, Mr. Speaker shall declare that the noes have it.

If such a motion be agreed to, the Scottish Grand Committee shall consider the matter or matters to them referred on not more than six days in a session, and shall report only that they have considered the said matter or matters.

30 March 1983 Amended

A motion may be made by a Minister of the Crown at the commencement of public business to the effect that a specified matter or matters relating exclusively to Scotland be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for its consideration, and the question thereon shall be put forthwith ; and if, on that question being put, not fewer than ten Members rise in their places and signify their objection thereto, Mr. Speaker shall declare that the noes have it.

If such a motion be agreed to, the Scottish Grand Committee shall consider the matter or matters to it referred on not more than six days in a session, and shall report only that it has considered the said matter or matters.

11 July 1994 Repealed Article repealed