UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
21 July 1856 Made

That no Amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any Bill on the Third Reading.

01 December 1902 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

14 November 1967 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

The question for the third reading of a public bill shall be put without debate unless notice has been given by not less than six Members of an amendment to the question or of a motion that the question be not put forthwith.

08 March 1971 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

The question for the third reading of a public bill shall be put forthwith unless notice has been given by not less than six Members of an amendment to the question or of a motion that the question be not put forthwith.

30 March 1983 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

The question for the third reading of a public bill shall be put forthwith unless notice has been given by not fewer than six Members of an amendment to the question or of a motion that the question be not put forthwith.

27 February 1986 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

14 December 2011 Amended

No amendments, not being merely verbal, shall be made to any bill on the third reading.

The third reading of a bill brought in upon a ways and means resolution may be taken at the same sitting of the House as its consideration on report.