Standing Orders of the House of Commons - Private Business 2000

Arrangement of Clauses (Contents)


  2.No private bill shall be presented to the House unless a petition for the same, headed by the short title of the bill and signed by the parties, being promoters of the bill, or some of them, has been previously presented to the House, with a printed copy of the proposed bill annexed. Petitions for bills.
(HL 2)
  2A.—(1) Every petition for a private bill shall be presented to the House by being deposited in the Private Bill Office. Presentation of petitions for bills.
  No such petition shall be received after 27th November unless it has been endorsed by the Chairman of Ways and Means.
  3.[Repealed 30th July 1952]

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