UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
22 October 2015 Made

This order applies to the following motions-

(a) a motion to approve a certified instrument;

(b) a motion of the kind mentioned in paragraph (4)(a) of Standing Order No. 118 in relation to a certified instrument;

(c) a motion to disagree with a report of the Regulatory Reform Committee that contains a recommendation of the kind mentioned in paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 18 in relation to a certified instrument;

(d) an amendment to a motion within sub-paragraph (a) or (b).

If a division is held on a motion to which this order applies, the motion shall be agreed to only if, of those voting in the division-

(a) a majority of Members, and

(b) a majority of Members representing qualifying constituencies,

vote in support of the motion.

In this order-

(a) "a certified instrument" means an instrument which has been certified under Standing Order No. 83P as relating exclusively to England or to England and Wales;

(b) "qualifying constituencies" means constituencies in the part of the United Kingdom to which the instrument has been certified as relating exclusively.

20 May 2021 Amended

This order applies to the following motions-

(a) a motion to approve a certified instrument;

(b) a motion of the kind mentioned in paragraph (4)(a) of Standing Order No. 118 in relation to a certified instrument;

(c) a motion to disagree with a report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that contains a recommendation of the kind mentioned in paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 18 in relation to a certified instrument;

(d) an amendment to a motion within sub-paragraph (a) or (b).

If a division is held on a motion to which this order applies, the motion shall be agreed to only if, of those voting in the division-

(a) a majority of Members, and

(b) a majority of Members representing qualifying constituencies,

vote in support of the motion.

In this order-

(a) "a certified instrument" means an instrument which has been certified under Standing Order No. 83P as relating exclusively to England or to England and Wales;

(b) "qualifying constituencies" means constituencies in the part of the United Kingdom to which the instrument has been certified as relating exclusively.

13 July 2021 Repealed Article repealed