UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
19 July 1854 Made

That Lords' Amendments to Public Bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless The House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

01 December 1902 Amended

Lords' amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the house shall order them to be considered forthwith.

14 November 1933 Amended

Lords' amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

04 November 1947 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

12 December 1967 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof desires to defer their consideration.

30 March 1983 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If Mr. Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 110 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, Mr. Speaker shall declare that he is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.

12 November 1986 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If Mr. Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 47 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, Mr. Speaker shall declare that he is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.

24 November 1994 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If the Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 47 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, the Speaker shall declare that she is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.

20 March 1997 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If the Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 49 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, the Speaker shall declare that she is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.

22 March 2001 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If the Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 49 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, the Speaker shall declare that he is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.

09 January 2003 Amended

Lords amendments to public bills and Lords reasons shall be appointed to be considered on a future day, unless the House shall order them to be considered forthwith, and the provisions of Standing Order No. 57A (Bills brought from the Lords) shall apply to the appointment of consideration and the printing of Lords amendments and reasons as they apply to the appointment of second reading and the printing of bills brought from the House of Lords.

When the order of the day for the consideration of Lords amendments to a public bill or Lords reasons has been read, the House shall proceed to consider the same without question put, unless the Member in charge thereof nominates a future day for their consideration.

If the Speaker is satisfied that a Lords amendment imposes a charge upon the public revenue such as is required to be authorised by resolution of the House under Standing Order No. 49 (Certain proceedings relating to public money) and that such charge has not been so authorised, on reaching that amendment, the Speaker shall declare that he is so satisfied and the amendment shall be deemed to have been disagreed to and shall be so recorded in the Journal.