UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
08 August 1972 Made

The House may proceed with any public bill brought from the Lords except a bill of aids and supplies provided that-

(a) it is so framed that no charge upon the people or upon public funds, unless it be such a charge as is defined in Standing Order No. 58 (Pecuniary penalties), is imposed or altered; and

(b) in the case of a bill which, if it were not so framed, would have as its main object the imposition or alteration of such a charge, a Minister of the Crown has informed the Clerk at the Table of his intention to take charge of it.

30 March 1983 Amended

The House may proceed with any public bill brought from the Lords except a bill of aids and supplies provided that-

(a) it is so framed that no charge upon the people or upon public funds, unless it be such a charge as is defined in Standing Order No. 60 (Pecuniary penalties), is imposed or altered; and

(b) in the case of a bill which, if it were not so framed, would have as its main object the imposition or alteration of such a charge, a Minister of the Crown has informed the Clerk at the Table of his intention to take charge of it.

12 November 1986 Amended

The House may proceed with any public bill brought from the Lords except a bill of aids and supplies provided that-

(a) it is so framed that no charge upon the people or upon public funds, unless it be such a charge as is defined in Standing Order No. 77 (Pecuniary penalties), is imposed or altered; and

(b) in the case of a bill which, if it were not so framed, would have as its main object the imposition or alteration of such a charge, a Minister of the Crown has informed the Clerk at the Table of his intention to take charge of it.

08 November 1991 Amended

The House may proceed with any public bill brought from the Lords except a bill of aids and supplies, provided that-

(a) it is so framed that no charge upon the people or upon public funds, unless it be such a charge as is defined in Standing Order No. 77 (Pecuniary penalties), is imposed or altered; and

(b) in the case of a bill which, if it were not so framed, would have as its main object the imposition or alteration of such a charge, a Minister of the Crown has informed the Clerk at the Table of his intention to take charge of it.

20 March 1997 Amended

The House may proceed with any public bill brought from the Lords except a bill of aids and supplies, provided that-

(a) it is so framed that no charge upon the people or upon public funds, unless it be such a charge as is defined in Standing Order No. 79 (Pecuniary penalties), is imposed or altered; and

(b) in the case of a bill which, if it were not so framed, would have as its main object the imposition or alteration of such a charge, a Minister of the Crown has informed the Clerk at the Table of his intention to take charge of it.