UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
07 March 1888 Made

That after Whitsuntide, Public Bills, other than Government Bills, be arranged on the Order Book so as to give priority to the Bills most advanced, and that Lords' Amendments to Public Bills appointed to be considered, be placed first, to be followed by Third Readings, Considerations of Report, Bills in Progress in Committee, Bills appointed for Committee, and Second Readings.

01 December 1902 Amended

After Whitsuntide, public bills, other than government bills, shall be arranged on the order book so as to give priority to the bills most advanced, and lords' amendments to public bills appointed to be considered shall be placed first, to be followed by third readings, considerations of report, bills in progress in committee, bills appointed for committee, and second readings.

14 November 1933 Amended

After Whitsuntide, public bills, other than government bills, shall be arranged on the order book so as to give priority to the bills most advanced, and lords' amendments to public bills appointed to be considered shall be placed first, to be followed by third readings, considerations of report not already entered upon, bills in progress in committee, bills appointed for committee, and second readings.

04 November 1947 Amended

After Whitsuntide, public bills, other than government bills, shall be arranged on the order book so as to give priority to the bills most advanced, and lords amendments to public bills appointed to be considered shall be placed first, to be followed by third readings, considerations of report not already entered upon, bills in progress in committee, bills appointed for committee, and second readings.

28 July 1948 Amended

After Whitsuntide (or, in the case of a session beginning between Easter and Christmas, after Easter) public bills other than government bills shall be arranged on the order paper in the following order: considerations of lords amendments, third readings, considerations of report not already entered upon, adjourned proceedings on consideration, bills in progress in committee, bills appointed for committee, and second readings.

08 February 1960 Amended

After Whitsuntide (or, in the case of a session beginning between Easter and Christmas, after Easter) public bills other than government bills shall be arranged on the order paper in the following order: considerations of Lords amendments, third readings, considerations of report not already entered upon, adjourned proceedings on consideration, bills in progress in committee, bills appointed for committee, and second readings.

01 August 1963 Repealed Article repealed