UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
25 June 1852 Made

That when any Bill shall be presented by a Member, in pursuance of an Order of this House, or shall be brought from the Lords, the Questions "That this Bill be now read a first time," and "That this Bill be printed," shall be decided without Amendment or Debate.

07 March 1888 Amended

That when any Bill shall be presented by a Member, in pursuance of an Order of this House, or shall be brought from The Lords, the Questions "That this Bill be now read a first time," and "That this Bill be printed," shall be decided without Amendment or Debate.

17 February 1902 Amended

That when any Bill shall be presented by a Member, in pursuance of an Order of this House, or shall be brought from The Lords, the Questions "That this Bill be now read a first time," and "That this Bill be printed," shall be decided without Amendment or Debate.

A Member may, if he thinks fit, after notice, present a Bill without an Order of the House for its introduction; and when a Bill is so presented, the Title of the Bill shall be read by the Clerk at the Table, and the Bill shall then be deemed to have been read a first time, and shall be printed.

01 December 1902 Amended

When any bill shall be presented by a member, in pursuance of an order of this house, or shall be brought from the Lords, the questions "That this bill be now read a first time," and "That this bill be printed," shall be decided without amendment or debate.

A member may, if he thinks fit, after notice, present a bill without an order of the house for its introduction; and when a bill is so presented, the title of the bill shall be read by the clerk at the table, and the bill shall then be deemed to have been read a first time, and shall be printed.

14 November 1933 Amended

When any bill shall be presented by a member, in pursuance of an order of this House, or shall be brought from the Lords, the questions "That this bill be now read a first time," and "That this bill be printed," shall be decided without amendment or debate.

A member may, if he thinks fit, after notice, present a bill without an order of the House for its introduction; and when a bill is so presented, the title of the bill shall be read by the clerk at the table, and the bill shall then be deemed to have been read a first time, and shall be printed.

28 July 1948 Repealed Article repealed