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House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill

This is the text of the House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 25th January 2001.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, will be published separately as Bill 34- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Mr Secretary Straw has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Removal of disqualification of clergy.
2.Short title, commencement and extent.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Consequential Amendments.
    Schedule 2-Repeals.
 


 
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