UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
13 July 1869 Made

That in all Contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public Charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the Government for the Coveyance of Mails by Sea, or for the purpose of Telegraphic Communications beyond Sea, there should be inserted the condition that the Contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a Resolution of the House.

01 December 1902 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of telegraphic communications beyond sea, there should be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the house.

14 November 1933 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of telegraphic communications beyond sea, there should be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the House.

28 July 1948 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of telegraphic communications beyond sea, there shall be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the House.

01 August 1963 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of telegraphic communications beyond sea, there shall be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the House. Proceedings in pursuance of this Order, though opposed, may be decided after the expiration of the time for opposed business.

08 March 1971 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of telegraphic communications beyond sea, there shall be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the House. Proceedings in pursuance of this order, though opposed, may be decided after the expiration of the time for opposed business.

30 March 1983 Amended

In all contracts extending over a period of years, and creating a public charge, actual or prospective, entered into by the government for the coveyance of mails by sea, or for the purpose of communications beyond sea, there shall be inserted the condition that the contract shall not be binding until it has been approved of by a resolution of the House. Proceedings in pursuance of this order, though opposed, may be decided after the expiration of the time for opposed business.

20 March 1997 Repealed Article repealed