Standing Orders of the House of Commons - Private Business 2001

Arrangement of Clauses (Contents)

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  Note—The figures refer to the numbers of the standing orders. Where preceded by the letter "p", they refer to page numbers.


    Abandonment of undertaking—bills authorising, 18, 65, 66
    Acts of Parliament.  see Statutory Provisions
    Additional provision—petitions for,  See Petitions, IV
    Adjournment—
      of committee.  See Committees on bills, I, II
      of House.  See House of Commons
    Advertisement—notice by.  See Notices of applications for local and personal Acts
    Affidavit—proof by, before Examiner, 77
    Agents—
      hearing of, before—
        committees on opposed bills, 127
        committees on unopposed bills, 134
        Court of Referees, 91a
        joint committees on special procedure petitions, 243 (1), 244 (5)
        Standing Orders Committee, 107a (2)
      signing by, of requisitions to withdraw—
      to supply copies of petitions, 172
    Agreements—
      to be confirmed by bill, 157
      working, bills authorising making of, 4 (1)
    Allegations of bill—chairman of committee to report on, 142
    Amendments—See also Filled-up bill: Lords amendments
      in committee, 141
      on consideration and third reading. see Consideration: Third reading
    Appearance—notice of day when parties to enter, 124
    Aqueducts—
      bills for making, etc., 27
      plans for, 49
    Archways, bills for making, etc., 27
    Associations—
      bills promoted by, conferring powers on, or altering constitution of. See Companies—
      trade or business, locus standi of, 95
    Attorney General, bills affecting charities or educational institutions (notice to and report by), 158
    Audience, right of, before—
      committees on opposed bills, 127, 217
      committees on unopposed bills, 134
      Court of Referees, 91a
      joint committees on special procedure petitions, 243 (1), 245
      Standing Orders Committee, 107a

    Bank holidays—

      notices given on, 24, 209
    Bills—
      See Committees on bills: Lords bills: Personal bills: Private bills: Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act: Provisional order confirmation bills: Public bills: Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act: Substituted bills
    Births and Deaths Registration Acts, deposit of copies of bills at the General Register Office, 39 (4), 60, 180
    Boards of conservators. See Commons: Forestry
    Book of reference—
      bills for which book of reference must be deposited, 27
      contents, 54
      deposit of
        at Private Bill Office, etc., 27 (6), 34, 37, 61
        with clerks of local authorities, 27 (1) (3), 36 (1) (2)
        inspection of, 36 (3)
      relating to
        provisional orders, 212
        special procedure orders, 239a
    Bridges—
      bills for making, etc., 27, 34, 45
      estimates of expense, deposit of, 45
      fencing of, 146
      over canals, railways, tramroads, tramways or trolley vehicle systems, 15
      over rivers, 33
      over tidal waters, 31
    Bridleways, see Footpaths
    Brooks.  See Rivers, streams, etc.—
    Burial grounds and cemeteries—
      bills for making, etc., 6, 17, 161
      bills for taking or using compulsorily, 37 (1)

    Canals, cuts, etc.—

      bills for diverting water from, or into, 9
      bills for diverting, widening, etc., 51
      bills relating to, 34
      bridges over, 15, 57 (3)
      estimates of expense, 45, p. 134
      water level, alteration of, 59
      waterway includes, 1
    Carriage roads, Public.  See Public carriage roads: Roads, streets etc.,—
    Cemeteries.  See Burial grounds and cemeteries—
    Chairman, The, defined (in relation to special procedure orders, etc.), 237
    Chairman of Committees, Lords'.  See also Chairman of Ways and Means—
      deputy, 238 (2)
      references to in S.O.s 237 and 242, construction of, 238 (2)
    Chairman of Ways and Means—
      and Lords' Chairman of Committees
        conference between (division of bills between Houses), 81
        consideration of special procedure petitions and memorials by, 242
        power to determine locus standi questions (special procedure petitions), 242 (3)
        procedure for considering draft provisional orders (Scotland) to be determined by, 226
        reports by, to Secretary of State on draft provisional orders (Scotland), 227
      Chairman of—
        committee on unopposed bills, 132 (1)
        Standing Orders Committee, 103
      copies of bills, etc., to be laid before, 82, 84, 86-8
      endorsement by, of petitions for—
        additional provision, 166a
        late bills, 2a
      information by, to House or Speaker—
        of opinion that unopposed bills be treated as opposed, 85, 112
        where proposed clause or amendment (on consideration) not proper to be entertained, 182
      member of Court of Referees, 89
      order of business at 7 pm arranged by, 174
      power to—
        appoint deputy to perform his functions under Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act, 238(1)
        appoint member as chairman of committee on unopposed bills, 132
        appoint opposed business for consideration at 7 pm, 174
        authorise printing of minutes of evidence on opposed bill, 131a
        certify bills as personal bills, 191a
        inform House of opinion that unopposed bills be treated as opposed, 85
        report special circumstances relating to bills, 85
        require printing of
          Lords amendments and promoters' amendments thereto, 186
          promoters' amendments on consideration, 183
      report by, that bill relates to estate, etc. of individual, 191a
    Chairmen, The—(defined in relation to provisional orders under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, special procedure petitions, etc.), 225, 237
    Charges—See Improvement charge: Revenue, public: Tolls and charges
    Charities and charitable trusts—bills affecting, 39(4), 60, 158, 180
    Charity Commission—deposit of copies of bills with, 39(5), 60, 180
    Christmas Day—
      deposit of documents on, 26, 209
      notices given on, 24, 209
    Churchyards—
      See also Burial grounds.
      bills for taking or using compulsorily, 37(1)
    City of London—
      See London boroughs
    Clauses—
      added in committee, 141
      proposed on consideration or third reading. See Consideration: Third reading
    Clerk of the Parliaments—deposit of copies of special procedure petitions, etc. with, 240(3)(a), 241(2)(a), 243(2), 244(4)(a)
    Committal—interval between, and committee, 177
    Committee bill— 141, 202, 203
    Committees, Joint—See Joint committees
    Committee of Selection—See Selection, Committee of
    Committees on bills—
      I. Generally (Opposed or unopposed bills)
        adjournment, notice of, 199a
        chairman
          duties of, 141-2
          report on allegations of bill, 142
          voting and casting vote, 135
        daily lists of committees sitting, 210
        duties with regard to
          acquisition by local authorities of running powers over tramways, 154
          alteration of level of roads, 146
          bills affecting charitable or educational institutions, 158
          bills authorising impounding or abstraction of water from rivers or streams, 160
          construction, acquisition, leasing, or working of tramways by local authorities outside their district, 153
          level crossings, 147
          recommendations in ministers' reports, 144
        first meeting,
          interval between committal of bill and, 177
          notice of, or of its deferment, 199
        inquiry by, into compliance with S.O.s 4 to 68, 139
        instructions to, 175
        members,
          attendance, record of, 138
          discharge of, and substitution of others, 117
          laying of filled-up bill before, 137
        minutes of proceedings, 138, 145
        questions, decision of, 135
        reception of evidence by, 136
        reference of ministers' reports to, 144
        reports as to
          construction of tramways outside district by local authorities (non-insertion of protective clause), 153
          level crossings, 147
          ministers' recommendations, 144
          tramway running powers, acquisition by local authority, 154
          water, compensation, 160
      II.  Committees on opposed bills. See also I above
        adjournment over day on which House sits, 125
        assistance by Speaker's Counsel, 123
        chairman
          absence of, 122 (1)
          appointment of, 111 (1)
          Chairman of Ways and Means to call his attention to all points requiring it, 82
          duty when quorum not present, 121
        consideration by, of
          bills, appointment of days for, 124
          deferment of, 124
          local legislation clauses, 123
        evidence before, duplication or printing of, 131a
        first sitting, appointment of day, time and business, 113, 114, 177, 199
        matters arising in, petitions complaining of, 126 (b)
        members
          appointment of, 111(1)
          illness, etc., 121(2)
          notification of appointment, 115
        non-appearance of petitioners before, 131
        not to consider petitions unless grounds of objection specified, 128
        power to direct grounds of objection to be made more specific, 128
        reference of petitions against bills to, 126
        report by, of
          absence of quorum, 121(2)
          adjournment over sitting day, 125
        right of audience before, 127
        withdrawal of opposition by petitioners, 131
      III.  Committee on unopposed bills.  See also I above
        assistance by Speaker's Counsel, 132(2)
        chairman, 132(1)
        composition, 111(2)
        members
          appointment of, 111(2)
          not to vote if interested, 133
        right of audience before, 134
    Commons or commonable land
      bills for taking or using compulsorily, 5(d)
      locus standi of conservators of commons, 101
    Community, defined, 1.  See also Parish
    Companies, societies, associations or partnerships.  See also Associations
      bills for amalgamating, 4(1), 65
      bills for establishing, 68
      bills promoted by
        non-statutory, 63, 66
      non-promoting, bills conferring powers on, or altering constitution of, 64, 67, 164a
      proprietors or members, dissentient
        locus standi of, 93
        right of audience before Examiners, 76
    Compensation water, 160
    Competition, a ground for locus standi, 92
    Compulsory running powers over railways or tramroads, bills for taking, 21
    Confirmation bill, explained, 225
    Confirming bill, explained, 211
    Conservators of commons, forests.  See Commons: Forestry
    Consideration of bill
      amendments and clauses on
        entry on House copy, 206
        House shall proceed to consider forthwith, 204a
        proposed by promoters
          printing of, 183
        reference to Standing Orders Committee, 107, 182
      deposit of copies of bill three days before, at
        government departments, etc., 180
        Vote Office, 179
      interval between report and, 181
    Cornwall, Duchy of, deposit of copies of bills affecting, 39(5), 60, 180
    Corporations. See also Companies
      bills for altering or repealing statutory provisions for protection or benefit of, 19
    Costs, fees payable on taxation of, p. 138
    Counsel
      hearing of, before
        committees on opposed bills, 127
        Court of Referees (limitation), 91a
        joint committees on special procedure petitions, etc., 243(1)(b)(c), 244 (5)
      Speaker's. See Speaker's Counsel
    Counter-petition and counter-petitioner, explained, 244(1)
    County council
      a local authority, 1
      bills conferring powers on county district councils, promoted by, 136a.
      consents of, as highway authority, 25
      locus standi of, 96, 98.
      proper officer of, deposits with, 27(1), 41, 44, 61(1)(b).
    Court of Referees. See Referees, Court of
    Court orders, bills for alteration of, notice of, 19a
    Crematoria, bills for making, etc., 6, 17, 161
    Cross section. See Sections and cross sections
    Crown Estate Commissioners, deposit of copies of bills with, 31, 39(1), 60, 180
    Culture, Media and Sport, Department of, deposit of copies of bills with, 39(1), 60,180
    Cuts. See also Canals
      bills for abstracting water from, or diverting water into, 9
      bills for making, etc., 27, 49
    Cuttings, depth to be shown on section, 55(1)(5)

    Dams, Weirs, etc., bills for making, etc., 32, 43, 160
    Datum horizontal line, 55, 57
    Debenture holders, notice to, 19b
    Declarations by members of committees on opposed bills, 115, 116, 120
    Defence, Ministry of, deposit at, of

      plans, sections and maps (tidal lands), 31
    Definitions
      general list of words defined, 1
    Departments.  See Public departments
    Deposits
      on Sunday, Christmas Day, bank holiday, etc., 26, 209
      time for making, 26
    Deputy Chairmen of Ways and Means, 89(1), 103, 111(2)
    Deputy Chairman of Committees, Lords', 238(2)
    Destructors, bills for making, etc., 6, 17, 161
    Directors named in bills, proof of consent of, 68
    Dissolution of Parliament.  See Parliament
    District council.  See also Local authorities: Metropolitan districts
      a local authority, 1
      clerk, deposits with, 36, 41, 44
      housing statements, deposit of, in relation to bills promoted by, 47
      locus standi, 96, 97
      proof of need for bills conferring powers on, 136a
      tramway bills, consents to, 25
    Division of bills between Houses, 81
    Divisions in committees on bills, 135, 138
    Docks.  See Harbours, Docks, etc.
    Draft orders.  See Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act
    Drainage and improvement of land.  See Improvement charge: Land drainage
    Drains.  See Sewers
    Education
      bills affecting education or educational endowments, or altering area of authorities, 39(3), 60, 180
      educational foundations or institutions, bills affecting, 158

    Education and Skills, Department for, deposits of copies of bills at,

    Electricity.  See also Lighting
      bills for supplying, 30
      generating stations, bills for constructing, 6, 17, 161
    Embankments
      bills for making, etc., 27
      height to be shown on sections, 55(1)(5)
    Environment Agency
      bills to be deposited with, 42, 43
      plans and maps to be deposited with, 32, 33
    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for, deposit at, of
      environmental assessements, 27a
      estimates, 45
    Environmental assessment, 27a
    Estate bills.  See Personal bills
    Estimates of expense
      deposit at
        Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (railway, tramway, road, bridge, harbour, dock, trolley vehicles, etc.), 45(3)
        Private Bill Office, 45(1)
        Vote Office, 45(1)
      laying of, before Chairman of Ways and Means, 84
    Estuaries.  See Fisheries: Sewers
    Evidence
      minutes of
        before committees on opposed bills, duplication or printing of, 131a
        before joint committees on special procedure petitions, reporting of, 243(3)
      reception by committees on private bills, 136
    Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills  
      appointment, 69
      clerk to, duties of, 80
      duty where due construction of standing order doubtful, 79
      explained, 1
      memorials to, 75, 76, 214(1), 224(4).  See also Memorials
      notice of day appointed for examining
        bill introduced in lieu of bill withdrawn, 74(2)
        bill referred after second reading, 62(2), 63(2)
        Lords bill, 74(2)
        petition for additional provision, 73(2)
        petition for private bill, 72
        provisional order confirmation bill, 214(3)
        public bill, 224(3)
      proceedings before, entry in register, 192(2)
      proof before
        affidavits admissible, 77
        of compliance with S.O.s 4 to 68, not required in case of substituted bill, 233
        of consent of
          directors, etc., named in bills, 68
          proprietors, etc., of companies, 62-7
        of deposit of plan, section, etc., where work altered in Lords, 61
        of service on opponents of notice of intention to proceed by bill, 233
      reference to, and report by, in case of
        bills introduced in lieu of bills withdrawn, 74(1)
        bills for conferring powers on, or altering constitution of, companies, 64, 67
        bills promoted by non-statutory companies, 63, 66
        bills promoted by statutory companies, 62, 65
        Lords bills, 74(1)
              discharge of, on report by Chairman of Ways and Means, 191a(1)
        petitions for additional provision, 73(1)
        petitions for bills, 70
        provisional order confirmation bills, 214(1)
      report by
        in case of public bills, 224
        in case of substituted bills, 234
        of non-compliance with standing orders, reference to Standing Orders Committee, 104(1)
        special, reference of, to Standing Orders Committee, 104(2)
    Explanatory Memorandum, 38(2)
    Extension of time for works. See Works

    Factories, notices to owners, etc. (abstraction of water), 16
    Fees, table of, p. 137
    Fencing. See Bridges
    Ferries

      bills for making, etc., 27, 34
      estimates, form and deposit of, 45(3), p. 134
    Filled-up bill
      copy to be laid before
        Chairman of Ways and Means and Speaker's Counsel, 84
        members of committee, 137
      deposit in Private Bill Office, 200
    Financial memoranda, 169
    First reading, 166
      interval between first and second readings, 170, 198
    Fisheries
      bills for making, etc., obstructions to passage of fish in rivers or estuaries, 32, 43
    Footpaths, stopping up or diversion of, 5, 12a, 51
    Foreshores. See Tidal lands: Tidal waters
    Forestry
      forest conservators, locus standi of, 101
    Friday, deposits on, 209
    Frontagers
      locus standi of (tramway bill), 102
      notices to (tramway bill), 14

    Gas. See also Lighting

      works, bills for constructing, etc., 6, 17, 161
    Gazettes, notices in. See Notices, I
    General List of Petitions, 194. See also Petitions, III
    General Register Office, deposit of copies of bills at, 39(2), 60, 180
    Generating stations. See Electricity
    Good Friday
      deposit of documents on, 26, 209
      notices given on, 24, 209
    Government departments.  See Public departments
    Grants.  See also Revenue Support Grant
      from government departments, bills involving, 169
    Greater London.  See London
    Greater London Authority
      promotion of bills by, 25a

    Harbours, docks, &c.

      estimates, form and deposit of, 45, p. 134
    Health and Safety Executive, deposit of plans, &c., with, 27.
    Health, Department of, deposit of copies of bills with, 39(1), 60, 180
    Highway authorities.  See also Local authorities
      consent to tramway bill (breaking up streets, etc.), 25
      copy of bill for breaking up streets, etc., 41
    Home Office, deposit with, of copies of
      plans, sections, etc. (compulsory acquisition of churchyards, cemeteries, etc.), 37(1)
    Hospitals for infectious diseases, bills for making, etc., 6, 17, 167
    House copy of bill, 164
      custody of, 196
      entry of amendments on, 206
      examination by clerks of Private Bill Office, 203
      substitution of copy of bill as amended for, 179
    House of Commons
      adjournment
        expiry during, of time for presenting
          memorials, against late petitions for bills, 75(2); against special procedure petitions, 247
          petitions against bills, 126
          special procedure petitions, 247
        giving notice during, 209
      allocation of private bills to, 81
      privileges, Lords bills or amendments infringing, 191, 248a
    House of Lords.  See Lords, House of
    Houses.  See also Workmen
      deposits in case of bills for taking or using buildings, 27, 36
      on lands to be taken, deposit of statement as to, 47
      owners, etc., of.   See Notices, II
    Human Rights. See also Minister(s) of the Crown
      report by Minister of the Crown, 169a
      statement of opinion by promoters respecting Convention compatibility, 38(3)

    Improvement Charge, bills for imposing, 13, 27, 48, 53-4
    Infectious Diseases, Hospitals for.  See Hospitals
    Inhabitants, local, locus standi of, 96
    Inland navigation.  See Canals; Waterways
    Instructions to committees on bills, 175
    Interest

      declaration as to, by members of committees on opposed bills, 115, 116, 120
      unopposed bill committee, member interested may attend but not vote, 133
      interval between committal and sitting of opposed committee, 177
    Italics, 168

    Joint committee on

      special procedure petitions, 243, 244(5)
    Junction, railway or tramroad, plans and sections to show specially, 50(2), 57(4)

    Lancaster, Duchy of, deposit of copies of bills affecting, 39(1), 60, 180
    Land drainage.  See also Improvement charge

      drainage authorities, locus standi of, 100
    Lands.  See also Commons: Nuisance: Tidal lands
      acquisition compulsorily or by agreement, or extension of time therefor
        private bills authorising, 47
        provisional orders authorising, 213
      compulsory acquisition for user
        private bills authorising, 4(2), 10(2)(3), 13, 27, 37(2): or extending time therefor, 4(2), 10(2)(3), 13
        provisional orders authorising, 212
        special procedure orders authorising, 239a
      owners, etc., notices to, in case of bills for
        taking or using lands compulsorily or extending time therefor, 13
        relinquishing works, 18
    Lessees. See Owners, lessees and occupiers
    Level crossings, 15, 57(3), 59, 147
    Libraries, public, deposit of copies of bills relating to, 39(3), 60, 180
    Lighting, bills relating to, local authority's locus standi, 97
    Local authorities. See also County council: District council: Highway authorities
      consent to tramway bill, 25
      deposit of bills with, 41, 44
      expenditure affecting Revenue Support Grant and other grants, bills authorising, 156a, 169, 191
      local authority defined, 1
      tramway bills. See Tramways
    Locus standi  
      common or open space, conservators of, 101
      company,
        members of, 93
        proprietors dissenting at meeting under S.O.s, 62 to 67, 76, 93
      competition as a ground for admitting petitioners, 92
      county council, 96, 98
      district council, 96, 97
      forest conservators, 101
      inhabitants, local, 96
      land drainage authorities, 100
      local authorities, 96
      metropolitan district, 96, 97, 98
      owners, etc., of houses against tramway bills, 102
      owners, etc., of lands (injury to water supply), 99
      questions, determination of, in case of
        private bills, 90
        provisional order confirmation bills, 215
        special procedure petitions, 242(3)
      society or association representing trade, business or interest in district, 95, 99
      water company, etc., 99
    London.  See also Metropolitan Police District
      City of London, included in terms "London borough", 1
      Greater London Authority, promotion of bills by, 25a
    London boroughs
      consents of, as highway authority, 25
      consents under the Greater London Authority Act 1999, 25a
      housing statements, deposit of, in respect of bills promoted by, 47
      local authorities, 1
      locus standi of, 96, 97, 98(2)
      proper officer of, deposits with, 27, 41, 44, 61(1)(a)(ii)
      protected squares, bills for taking or using compulsorily, 5(d)(iii)
    London Development Agency
      promotion of bills by, 25a
    Lords amendments
      consideration, notice of, 208
      copies to be laid before Chairman of Ways and Means, etc., 88
      entry on House copy of bill as amended in committee, 206
      House shall proceed to consider forthwith, 208a
      printing, 186(1)
      promoters' amendments to
        copies of
          to be deposited in Private Bill Office, 208
          to be laid before Chairman of Ways and Means, etc., 88
        printing of (S.O. 183 applied), 186(2)
    Lords bills
      additional provision in, petitions for, not received, 166a
      company bills, matters to be proved before Examiner, 65-8
      deposit of
        copies with government departments, etc., 60
        plan, section, etc., where work altered while bill in Lords, 61
        substituted bill, 236
      examination by Examiners, notice of, 74(2)
      first reading, 166(2)
      memorials complaining of non-compliance with standing orders, 75(2)
      notices, etc., where work altered while bill in Lords, 61
      preamble may be opposed where clauses discussed in Lords, 130
      provisional order confirmation bills, 214(2)
      provisions in, authorising or affecting tolls or charges, etc., 191
      reference to Examiners, 74(1)
        discharge of, on report by Chairman of Ways and Means, 191a
      relating to estate, etc., of individual, 191a
      Scottish provisional order confirmation bills, 230
    Lords, House of. See also Chairman of Committees: Joint committees: Lords amendments: Lords bills: Personal bills
      allocation of private bills to, 81
      examination of bill before sent to Lords, 207
      Lords copy of bill, 185
      public bills pending in, referred to Examiners, Examiner to report on, 224(3)

    Manager named in bill, proof of consent of, 68
    Maps

      bills for which maps must be deposited, 27(2), 29- 31, 33-4
      offices at which maps must be deposited, 27(1)(6), 29- 31, 33-4
      relating to provisional orders, 212
      relating to special procedure orders, 239a
    Mechanical powers, defined, 1
    Memorials
      complaining of non-compliance with standing orders in case of
        private bills or petitions therefor, 75, 76
        provisional order confirmation bills, 214(1)
        public bills, 224(4)
      objecting to special procedure petitions, 241
        withdrawal of (S.O. 76a applied), 245
    Metropolitan districts
      consents of, as highway authority, 25
      housing statements, deposit of, in respect of bills promoted by, 47
      local authorities, 1
      locus standi of, 96, 97, 98(2)
      proper officer of, deposits with, 27, 41, 44, 61(i)(a)(ii)
    Metropolitan Police District, bills affecting street traffic, etc., in, 35, 39(10), 60, 180
    Mills, notice to owners of (abstraction, etc., of water), 16
    Minister, defined (in relation to special procedure orders, etc.), 237
    Minister(s) of the Crown
      definition, 1
      non-compliance with S.O. 169a by, 85(2)
      reports on bills by, 144,169A
      transfer of functions, 1
    Ministry, construction of references to, 1
    Minutes of proceedings of committees on bills, 138, 145
    Motor roads, bills for making, etc., 27

    Navigation. See Rivers, streams, etc.: Tidal waters
    Navigations, inland. See also Canals: Waterways

      waterway includes, 1
    Need, proof of, in bills conferring powers on county district councils, 136a
    Newspapers, notices in. See Notices, I
    Northern Ireland Office, deposit of copies of bills at, 39(9)
    Notice of committee, 199
    Notices of applications for local and personal Acts
      I.  Notices by advertisement
        in gazette, 11
        in newspapers
          contents, 4-9
          county councils, bills conferring powers on 136a(2)
          publication, 10
        in streets, posting of, 12
        in foot-paths or bridleways, 12a
      II.  Notices in writing, to owners, lessees and occupiers of lands, etc.
        cases in which required, 13- 21
        debenture holders, to, 19b
        mode of giving, 22
        proof of service, 23
        time of giving, 24
    Nuisance, bills for altering or repealing statutory provisions relating to, 20

    Occupiers. See Notices, II:  Owners, lessees and occupiers
    Open spaces. See Parks and open spaces
    Opponents of bills. See also Memorials: Petitions, II

    Opposed bills
      committees on. See Committees on bills, II
      formation into groups by Committee of Selection, 110
      reference back to Committee of Selection, 131
      treatment of unopposed bills as, 85, 112
      which bills dealt with as, 111(3)
    Opposed private business, 174
    Ordnance maps. See Maps
    Owners, lessees and occupiers
      application to, where work altered in Lords, 61(2)(c)
      book of reference to contain names of (property to be taken or made liable to improvement charge), 54
      lessee defined, 1
      locus standi of
        against tramway bills, 102
        where water supply injuriously affected, 99
      notices to. See Notices, II
      owner and occupier defined, 1

    Parish or community council, deposits with clerk or chairman, 22, 36
    Parish or community meeting, deposits with chairman, 22, 36
    Parks and open spaces. See also Commons

      bills for taking or using compulsorily, 5(d)(ii)
      locus standi of conservators, 101
    Parliament, prorogation or dissolution of, expiry of time for deposits or notices during (special procedure petitions, etc.), 247
    Parliamentary agents. See Agents
    Parliamentary panel, 228
    Parties, right of, to be heard. See Audience, right of: Locus standi: Referees, Court of
    Partnerships. See Companies, societies, associations or partnerships
    Patronage of charity, bills affecting, 158
    Personal bills, 191a
      committees on, interval between committal of bill and sitting of committee, 177
      fees on, p. 137
      petitions against, 171a (2)(b), 191a (2)
    Petitions  
      I.  General
        deposit of in Private Bill office, 192a
        rules for preparation, 192a
      II.  Petitions for private bills
        General List of Petitions, 194
          petitions for reinsertion of petitions for bills in, 106, 167
        presentation, 2, 2a
          where bill relates to England as well as Scotland, 231
        reception after 27th November, 2a
        reference to examiners, 70
        report by Examiner on, 70
      III.  Petitions against private bills
        ground of objection to be specified, 128
        locus standi of petitioners, 90, 215. See also Locus standi
        petitioner's right of audience, before
          committee on bill, 127
          Court of Referees, 91a
        petitioner against Lords bill may oppose preamble in Commons after discussing clauses in Lords, 130
        presentation
        reference to committee on bill, 126
        rules of House, must conform with, 127
        supply of copies, 172
        withdrawal, 173
      IV.  Other petitions
        against
          amendments as proposed in filled-up bill, 126(b), 171a
          dispensing with standing orders, 105, 167
          hearing of petitioners by Standing Orders Committee, 107a
          provisional order confirmation bills, 217(a)
          reinsertion of petitions in General List, 106, 167
          special procedure orders. See Special procedure petitions
          substituted bills, 235
        complaining of matters arising in committee, 126(b), 171a
        for dispensing with standing orders, 105, 167
          hearing of petitioners by Standing Orders Committee, 107a
        for reinsertion of petitions in General List of Petitions, 106, 167 hearing of petitioners by Standing Orders Committee, 107a
        in favour of, or otherwise relating to, private bills, 171, 172
        in favour of substituted bills, 235
    Piers.  See also Tidal lands
      bills for making, etc., 27, 34, 45
      estimates for, 45, p. 134
      pier includes quay and wharf, 1
    Pilotage order, "provisional order" includes, 1
    Plans
      bills for which plans must be deposited, 27(1)(7), 61
      deposit of
        at Private Bill Office, etc., 27(6), 61
        with clerks to local authorities, 27(1)(3), 36(1)(2), 61
      form, contents and scale, 48
      inspection, 27(4), 36(3)
      particulars required in case of bills for
        constructing, etc., railways or tramroads, 50
        constructing, etc., tramways, 52
        constructing, etc., waterways, 49
        diverting roads, canals, etc., 51
      relating to provisional orders, 212
      relating to special procedure orders, 239a
    Police (Metropolis), Commissioner of, deposit with, of copies of
      plans and sections, 35
    Ports.  See Harbours, docks, etc.
    Preamble
      alteration of, 142(2)
      not proved, 178
      opposition to, in Commons, by petitioner who has discussed clauses in Lords, 130
    Presentation of bill, 163
    Private Bill Office
      deposit of, in
        duplicate plans, 239a
        orders, etc., 239
      deposits and notices, hours for, 209
      documents deposited in, acknowledgement of receipt, 193
    Private bills
      additional provision.  See Petitions
      amendments,
        in committee, 141
        Lords.  See Lords Amendments
        on consideration.  See Consideration
        on third reading.  See Third reading
      brought from Lords.  See Lords bills
      charges affecting public revenue, 168
      committees on.  See Committees on bills
      copies, availability of, 4a
      copies for inspection, 4(2)
      deposit of copies with
        Private Bill Office, 38
      district councils, conferring powers on, 136a
      division between the Houses, 81
      examination by Private Bill Office clerks, 197
      financial memorandum, 169
      first reading, 166
      House copy. See House copy of bill
      Lords. See Lords bills
      Lords amendments. See that title
      not proceeded with by promoters, 142(3), 178
      opposed. See Opposed bills
      opposition to, withdrawal of (in committee), 131
      order in which arranged on private business list, 190(2)
      orders of the day relating to, 190(2)
      petitions for, against, in favour of, or otherwise relating to. See Petitions
      preamble. See that title
        after third reading, 185
        as amended in committee, 179
      procedure on, if not moved, 190(1)
      reference back to Committee of Selection, 131
      reference to
        Committee of Selection, 109
        Examiners, 62-4, 74(1)
      reference to committees by Committee of Selection, 111
      registers of proceedings relating to, etc., 192
      substituted for proposed provisional orders under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act. See Substituted bills
      third reading. See that title
      title, matters to be expressed in, 164a
      unopposed. See Unopposed bills
    Private business
      procedure at time of, 174, 190(1)
    Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act
      confirmation bills
        joint committees on, constitution of, 229
      definitions, 225
      draft provisional orders
        petitions in favour of, or against, to be received as if duly deposited against substituted bills, 235
        procedure for consideration of, 226
        reports by Chairmen on, 227
      Parliamentary Panel, nomination of, 228
      private bills substituted for provisional orders under. See Substituted bills
      provisional orders under, S.O.s 212- 219 not to apply to, 211
      representations (under s. 1(4) of Act) to precede presentation of petition for bill, 231
    Privileges, when waived, 191, 219
    Privy Council Office, deposit of copy of bill at, 39
    Procedure Act, explained, 225
    Promoters
      bills not proceeded with by, 142, 178
      clauses or amendments proposed by, 182-3
      failing to appear before Examiners, 72
      fees payable by, p. 137
      petition for bill to be signed by, 2
      right of audience before—
        Court of Referees, 91a
        Standing Orders Committee, 107a
      statement of Convention rights compatibility by, 38(3)
    Prorogation. See Parliament
    Protective provisions. See Statutory provisions
    Provisional order confirmation bills  
      application of various standing orders to, 213-5, 218-9
      arrangement on order paper, 218
      committees on
        interval between committal of bill and sitting of committee (S.O. 177 applied), 219
        proceedings of, 217
        report by 217(3)
      consideration in House, 218
      division of, 217(2)(b)
      examination by examiners
        notice of, 214(3)
        right of audience, 214(1)(a)(b)
      fees payable on, p. 137
      involving grants from government departments (S.O. 169 applied), 219
      Lords
        authorising or affecting tolls or charges, etc. (S.O. 191 applied), 219
        report by Examiner where certain provisions have been inserted in Lords, 214(2)
      memorials complaining of non-compliance with standing orders, 214(1)
        withdrawal of (S.O. 76a applied), 219
      opposed proceedings (S.O. 174 applied), 218
      petitions against
        copies, supply of (S.O. 172 applied), 219
        latest time for, 217(2)
        locus standi of petitioners (S.O.s 90, etc., applied), 215
        presentation of (S.O. 171 applied), 219
        reference to committee on bill, 217(2)(a)
        withdrawal of (S.O. 173 applied), 219
      presentation of, latest time for, 216
      reference to
        Committee of Selection, 217(1)
        Examiners, 214(1)
      reports on, by
        Committee on bill, 217(3)
        Examiner, 214(1)(2)
      special circumstances relative to, power of Chairman of Ways and Means to report (S.O. 85 applied), 219
      standing orders, etc., relating to charges on public revenue need not be complied with (S.O. 156a applied), 219
      to be considered after private business, 218
      under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act. See that title.
      unopposed, treatment of, as opposed (S.O. 85 applied), 219
    Provisional orders, plans, sections, etc., relating to, 212
    Public bills
      Commons, Examiner may report to Lords on, 224(5)
      examination by Examiner
        notice of, 224(3)
      members in charge of, right of audience before Examiner, 224(4)
      memorials against, 224(4)
      pending in Lords, examination by Examiner, 224(6)
      reports by Examiners on, 224(1)
        in case of bill pending in Lords, 224(6)
        of non-compliance with standing orders, reference to Standing Orders Committee (S.O. 104 applied), 224(7)
        to Lords in case of Commons bill, 224(5)
    Public carriage-roads. See also Roads, streets, etc.
      crossing by railway or tramroad
        level crossing, departmental report on proposed, 147
        otherwise than on level, section to show, 57(3)
      cross-section where level or gradient altered, 59
      diversion, widening, etc. (marking on plan), 51
      section, how shown on, 55 (2)
      work for which deposit of plan, book of reference and section required, 27
    Public departments  
      deposit with, of—
        estimates 45 (3)
        plans, sections, etc., 29- 32, 34
      grants from, bills involving, 169
      officers of, hearing by committees on bills, 144
    Public revenue. See Revenue, public
    Public trustees or commissioners, bills for altering or repealing provisions for protection or benefit of, 19
    Public libraries. See Libraries, public

    Quays. See Piers

    Railways

        deposit of
          estimate, 45
          plan, section and book of reference, 27(1)(5), 34
      bills for diverting, widening, etc., 51
      clauses to be inserted in, 150
      compulsory running powers over, bills for taking, 21
      estimates, form of, 45(2), p. 134
      level crossings, 147
      to be crossed by tramway or trolley vehicle system (notice to owners, etc.), 15
      underground, bills for making, 12
    Recommitted bills
      deposit of filled-up bill, 200
      notice of meeting of committee, 199
    Recorded delivery service, 1
    Referees, Court of.  See also Locus standi
      appointment, 89(1)
      composition, 89(1)
      counsel, one only to appear before, 91a
      jurisdiction, 90
      practice and procedure, 91
      quorum, 89(2)
      right of audience before, 91a
    Reference, Book of.  See Book of reference
    Register Office, General.  See General Register Office
    Registered letter, service of notice by, 22
      proof of, 23
      to include recorded delivery, 1
    Registers to be kept in Private Bill Office, 192
    Reinsertion of petitions for bills in General List, petitions for, 106, 167
    Relinquishment of works.  See Abandonment of undertaking: Works
    Report on allegations of bill, 142
    Reports by Ministers of the Crown.  See also Attorney General: Treasury
      in respect of promoters' statements under S.O.38, 169a
      reference to committees on bills, 144
      reports by committees on, 144
    Representative bodies (trade, business, etc.), locus standi of, 95
    Reservoirs, aqueducts, etc.
      bills for making, etc., 27, 49
      diversion of water from waterways, etc., into (notice), 9
    Revenue, public
      charges, affecting, in private bills, 168
      charges on, modification of practice, 156a
      Revenue Support Grant, bills authorising expenditure affecting, 156a, 191, 248a
    Rivers, streams, etc.
      bills for abstracting water from
      bills for constructing works on banks, etc., of rivers, 33
      bills for diverting, widening, etc., navigable rivers, 51
      bills for impounding waters of
      bills for improving navigation of rivers, 56
      bills for making dams, etc., in rivers or estuaries, 32, 43
      bills for making sewers discharging into rivers or estuaries, 32, 43
    Roads, streets, etc.  See also Bridges: Footpaths: Public carriage-roads
      bills affecting street traffic, etc., in London, 35, 39(10), 60, 180
      bills authorising breaking up of streets or roads, 25, 41
      bills for diverting, widening, etc., public-carriage roads, 51
      bills for making roads or streets, 27
      bills relating to roads, 34
    Running powers
      compulsory, over railways or tramroads, bills for taking, 21
      over tramways, acquisition by local authorities, 154

    Sale of undertaking, bills authorising, 4
    Scotland

      bills extending to, 39 (7), 60, 180
      deposits with clerks of local government areas, 27
      deposits with sheriff clerks where work altered while bill in Lords, 61 (1) (b)
      local authority defined, 1
    Scotland Office, deposit of bills with, 39 (7), 60, 180
    Second reading
      interval between first reading and, 170
    Sections and cross sections
      bills for which sections must be deposited, 27 (1) (7), 61
      datum line, scale, distance, etc. 55
      deposit of
        at Private Bill Office, etc., 27 (6), 31-5, 37, 61
        with clerks to local authorities, 27 (1) (3), 36 (1) (2), 61
        inspection of, 36 (3)
      particulars in case of bills for
        constructing, etc., railways or tramroads, 57, 59
        constructing, etc., tramways, 58
        improving navigation of rivers, 56
      relating to provisional orders, 212
      relating to special procedure orders, 239a
        works for which section must be deposited, 27 (7)
    Selection, Committee of  
      appointment, 109
      appointment by, of
        committees on opposed bills, 111 (1)
        first meeting of committee on opposed bills (and business thereat), 113, 114
        joint committees (Commons members) on
          bills for confirming provisional orders under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 229
          special procedure petitions, 243 (1) (a)
        Parliamentary Panel under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 228
        Standing Orders Committee (eight members), 103
        unopposed bills, panel for committees on, 111 (2)
      notice of first meeting of opposed committee, 199
      notices to be sent to members of committees on opposed bills by, 115
      power to
        discharge members from committees and appoint others, 117
        form opposed bills into groups, 110
        send for persons, etc., 118
      reference back to, of
        opposed bill, 131
        unopposed bill treated as opposed, 112
      reference of bills to committees by, 111, 217
      reference to, of
        private bills, 109
        provisional order confirmation bills, 217 (1)
      report by, of non-return of declaration by member of committee, 116
    Sewage farms or works, bills for making, etc., 6, 17, 161
    Sewers
      bills for making, etc., 27
      discharging into rivers or estuaries, 32, 43
      estimates, form of, p. 134
    Shareholders. See Companies, etc.: Locus standi
    Sheriff Clerks, Scotland, deposit of plan, etc., with, where work altered while bill in Lords, 61 (1) (ii)
    Societies. See Companies etc.
    Speaker
      appointment by, of
        Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, 69
        members of Court of Referees, 89 (1)
      format of House copy of bill to be determined by, 164
      power to
        decline to put question on proposed instruction to committee, 175
        give directions as to proceedings on personal bills, 191a (2)
    Speaker's Counsel
      copies of bills, etc., to be laid before, 82, 84, 86-8
    Special Procedure Act, defined, 237
    Special procedure orders
      applicants for
        copies for, of
          counter-petitions, 244 (4) (c)
          special procedure petitions, 240 (3) (b)
        duties (deposit of copies of memorials, etc.), 241 (2)
        fees payable by, p. 137
        names and addresses to be endorsed on deposited copies of orders, etc., 239 (2)
        right to memorialise Chairman of Ways and Means regarding special procedure petitions, 241 (1)
        transfer of minister's right of audience to, 243 (1) (2)
      committee procedure on, 243 (1)
      copies to be available on payment, 239 (1)
      date of coming into operation, notice of, 248
      deposit of copies in Private Bill Office, etc., 239 (1)
      deposited copies, names and addresses of applicants to be endorsed on, 239 (2)
      fees to be paid in proceedings relating to, p. 137
      maps, plans, etc., deposit of copies in Private Bill Office, 239a
      orders, deposit of copies in Private Bill Office, 239
      petitions against. See Special procedure petitions
      quorum in joint committees, 243 (4)
      withdrawal, notice of, 248
    Special procedure petitions
      amendments prayed for by, petitions complaining of. See counter-petitions below
      Chairman of Ways and Means' functions, discharge by deputy, 238 (1)
      committee procedure on, 243 (1)
      consideration by Chairmen, 242
      copies
        deposit of, at ministry, etc., 240 (3) (a)
        for applicants, 240 (3) (b)
        to be available on payment, 240 (3) (c)
      counter-petitions
        copies, deposit of, 244 (4) (a)
        copies for applicant, 244 (4) (c)
        defined, 244 (1)
        deposit, fees payable on, p. 137
        endorsement, 244 (3)
        preparation and signature, 244 (2)
        presentation, 244 (1) (2)
        reference to joint committees on special procedure petitions, 244 (1)
        withdrawal of (S.O. 76a applied), 245
      deposit of copies in ministry, etc., 240 (3) (a)
      deposit of, fees payable on, p. 137
      endorsement, 240 (2)
      joint committees on
        evidence before, reporting of minutes of, 243 (1) (d)
        fees payable by parties appearing before, p. 137
        hearing of counter-petitioners by, 244 (5)
        members, Commons, number and nomination, 243 (1)
        right of audience before, 243 (1) (b) (c)
          minister's, transfer to applicants, 243 (1) (2)
      memorials objecting to
        consideration by Chairman, 241
          notice of time and place of, 242 (1)
        copies for petitioners, etc., 241 (2)
        deposit in Private Bill Office, 241 (1)
          extension of time allowed for, when House adjourned, etc., 247
        grounds of objection to be stated in, 241 (1)
        memorialists,
          duties of (deposit of copies of memorials, etc.), 241 (2)
          locus standi of, 242 (3)
        who may deposit, 241 (1)
        withdrawal of (S.O. 76a applied), 245
      petitioners
        duties of (deposit of copies, etc.), 240 (3)
        fees payable by, p. 137
        locus standi of, 242 (3)
        right of audience, 243 (1) (b)
      preparation and signature (S.O. 192a applied), 240 (1)
      presentation, 240(1)
        expiry of time allowed for during adjournment, etc., 247
      rules for preparation, 192a
      special report by Chairmen, 241a
      standing orders relating to
        Chairman of Ways and Means' functions under, discharge by deputy, 238 (1)
        references in, the Lords' Chairman of Committees, 238 (1)
      withdrawal of (S.O. 175 applied), 245
    Squares, protected, in London, bills for taking or using compulsorily, 5 (d)
    Standing orders
      applicability to public bills, 224
      application to provisional order confirmation bills, 214-5, 217-9
      Committee. See that title
      compliance with, inquiry into, by committee on bill, 139
      definitions in. See Definitions
      dispensation with. See also Standing Orders Committee
        motions for, 188
      examination of bills and petitions by Examiner as to compliance with. See Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills
      Interpretation Act 1978, applied to, 1
      non-compliance with
        complaint of. See Memorials
        Examiner's report of (reference to Standing Orders Committee), 104(1), 214(1), 224(5)
    Standing Orders Committee
      composition, 103
      functions, 104-7
      members, appointment of, 103
      power to hear parties, 107a
      reference to and reports by, in case of
        clauses or amendments proposed on consideration, 182
        petitions for dispensing with standing orders, 105
        petitions for reinsertion of petitions in General List, 106
        reports from Examiners (non-compliance), 104(1), 214(1), 224(5)
        special reports from Examiners, 104(2), 224(5)
    Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act
      bills under, application of S.O.s 156a and 191 to, 248a
      Chairman of Ways and Means' functions under, discharge by deputy, 238(1)
      orders to which it applies. See Special procedure orders
    Statutory provisions, bills for altering or repealing
      for protection of owners, etc., 19
      for protection or benefit of public trustees or commissioners, corporations, etc., 19
      relating to nuisance, 20
    Streams. See Rivers, streams, etc.
    Streets. See Roads, streets, etc.
    Substituted bills
      brought from Lords, deposit of copies, 236
      deposit of copies at public departments, 232
      petitions in favour of or against, 235
      proofs before Examiners, 233
      works, alterations in, 61, 233a
    Subways, bills for making, etc., 27
    Sunday
      deposit of documents on, 26, 209
      notices given on, 24, 209

    Taxation of costs on private bills, fees payable on, p. 138
    Third reading

      amendments on
        entry on House copy of bill, 206
        copies to be laid before Chairman of Ways and Means, etc., 87
        must be verbal only, 184
      may be taken immediately after consideration, 204a
    Tidal lands
      bills affecting, or for acquiring, 31
      bills for constructing works on, 33
    Title of bill, name of company on whom powers to be conferred, etc., to be expressed in, 164a
    Tolls and charges, Lords bills or amendments authorising or affecting, 191
    Trade and Industry, Department of, deposit at, of
    Trade or business, society representing, locus standi of, 95
    Traffic arrangements, bills to authorise making of, 4 (1)
    Tramroads
      definition of tramroad, 1
      bills for making, etc.
        clauses to be inserted in, 150
        deposit of
          estimates, 45
          maps, 27 (2) (5), 34
          plans, sections and book of reference, 27 (1) (5), 34
        notice of, 8
      bills for diverting, etc., 51
      compulsory running powers over, bills for taking, 21
      estimate, deposit and form of, p. 134
      level crossings, 147
      to be crossed by tramways or trolley vehicles (notice to owners, etc.), 15
    Tramways
      bills for making, etc.
        clauses to be inserted in 150, 152
        committees on, duties of, 153-4
        consent of local authorities, etc., 25
        crossing or affecting railways, etc., 15
      construction, acquisition, leasing or working by local authority outside district, 153
      definition of tramway, 1
      deposit of
          estimates, 45
          plans, sections and book of reference, 27 (1) (5), 34
      locus standi against bills for, of
          county council, 98
          frontagers, 102
      notices,
          particulars, 7, 8
          posting up, in street, etc., 12
          to frontagers, 14
          to owners of railways, canals, etc., 15
      running powers over, acquisition by local authority, 154
      sections, 58
    Transport for London
      promotion of bills by, 25a
    Transport, Local Government and the Regions, Department for, deposit at, of
      environmental assessments, 27a
      estimates, 45
      plans, sections etc., 27, 34, 37
      statements, 47
    Transport, Local Government and the Regions, Secretary of State for
      reports by, on level crossings (railway or tramroad bills), 147
      running power agreements, to require approval of, 154
    Treasury
      deposit with, of copies of bills, 39(1), 60, 180
      minister of the crown includes, 144
    Trolley vehicle systems
      definition, 1
      bills for making, etc., 12, 15, 29
    Trustees, Public, bills for altering or repealing statutory provisions for protection or benefit of, 19
    Tunnels
      bills for making, etc., 27, 34, 45
      estimates, deposit of, 45(3)
      under rivers, 33

    Underground railways or tramroads, bills for making, 12
    Undertakings

      abandonment of, bills authorising, 18, 65, 66
      sale, lease or purchase of, bills authorising, 4(1)
    Unopposed bills
      committees on.  See Committees on bills, I, III
      treatment as opposed bills, 85, 112
    User of land.  See Lands

    Vote Office, deposit at, of copies of

      estimates, 45
      proposed bills, 38
      special procedure orders, 239(1)(a)

    Wales

    Wales Office
      deposit of copies of bills at, 39(8)
    Water  
      bills authorising abstraction, etc., of
        deposit of map, 30a
        from rivers, 160
        from watercourses within area of water authority, 42
        locus standi of drainage authorities, 100
      bills authorising discharge of, into watercourses, 42, 43
        locus standi of drainage authorities, 100
        within area of water authority, 42
      bills authorising diversion of, from existing canals, etc., into existing or intended canals, etc., 9
      bills relating to supply of
        locus standi of local authorities, 97
        locus standi of county councils, 98
      company
        definition of, 1
        locus standi of, 99
      supply, alleged diminution of, or injury to, locus standi of river conservancies and owners, etc., of land, 99
      undertaking for supply of, bills conferring powers, etc., on company carrying on, 44
    Waterways.  See also Canals
      bills for making, etc., 45, 49
      bills relating to, 34
      estimate, form of, p. 134
      estimates, deposit of, 45(3)
      waterway includes canal and inland navigation, 1
    Waterworks, bills for making, etc., 27
    Weirs.  See Dams, weirs, etc.
    Wharf.  See Piers
    Work and Pensions, Department for, deposit of copies of bills at, 39,60, 180
    Working agreements, bills authorising making of, 4(1)
    Works.  See also Estimates of expense: Plans: Rivers, streams, etc.: Sections: Tidal lands
      bills for constructing, etc.
        in metropolitan police district, 35
        newspaper notices, 4(2), 10(2)(3)
      bills for extending time for constructing, 10(2)(c)
      relinquishing of, bills authorising, 18



 
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