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Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd July 2005

Private Legislation: General Notes

Abbreviations

1RFirst Reading
2RSecond Reading
BCBill committed (as yet the type of Committee is not known)
UBCBill committed to an unopposed committee (If two dates are given the last is the date on which the committee reported)
OBCBill committed to an opposed committee (If two dates are given the last is the date on which the committee reported)
BACBill as amended by the Committee considered (Report stage) (House of Commons only)
3RThird Reading
CACommons' amendments considered by the House of Lords
LALords' amendments considered by the House of Commons
COMotion to carry-over the Bill to subsequent sessions. Related formal proceedings in the new session are marked with an asterisk (*)
DebBill debated, otherwise the stages are taken formally. In the House of Commons this will be at 7 pm
Deb adjDebate adjourned
RevMotion to revive the Bill from previous Sessions debated on the date given
ProvProvisional date for next stage - date supplied where known, ie prov 2R: 27.1.2004 - provisional second reading 27 January 2004
*an instruction to the committee will be moved at the same time
#Bills with petitions outstanding

Copies of Private Bills can be obtained from the appropriate Agent, details listed below

Rees & Freres, 1 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JT, 020-7222 5381

E-mail: enquiries@1thesanctuary.com

Sharpe Pritchard, Elizabeth House, Fulwood Place, London, WC1V 6HG, 020-7405 4600

E-mail: rbaker@sharpepritchard.co.uk

Bircham Dyson Bell, 50 Broadway, Westminster, London, SW1H 0BL, 020-7227 7000

E-mail: pamthompson@bdb-law.co.uk

Winckworth Sherwood, 35 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 3LR, 020-7593 5000

E-mail: amhgorlov@winckworths.co.uk

Vizards, 42/43 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JL, 020-7663 2222

Berwin Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, London Bridge, London, EC4R 9HA, 020 7760 1000

Members of Parliament may obtain copies of Private Bills from the Vote Office.


Complete List of Private bills before Parliament this Session

The following is a list of Private Bills before Parliament. Private Bills originate outside Parliament and are promoted by bodies seeking special powers not available under the general law. Each Bill starts with a petition to Parliament from the promoter for leave to bring in a Bill; this must be deposited on or before 27 November. Any such petitions will be noted below until they gain a 1st Reading.

Parties affected by a Bill may present a petition against it, clearly stating the grounds of their objection. The petitioning period will be shown beneath the Bill until the deadline has expired.

House of Commons Private Bill Office: Sian Jones (Tel: 020 7219 3250 e-mail: prbohoc@parliament.uk)

House of Lords Private Bill Office: Chris Bolton (Tel: 020 7219 3231 e-mail: prbohol@parliament.uk)

For an explanation of parliamentary consideration of Private Bills see HCIO Factsheet L4

HBOS GROUP REORGANISATION (Bircham Dyson Bell) (the bill is unopposed)

Commons:1R: 25.1.20052R: 22.2.2005

HC Petitioning Period ended 14.2.2005

HC Rev: 19.5.2005HL Rev: 24.5.2005
Commons:1R: 25.5.20052R: 25.5.2005

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL (PROHIBITION OF SMOKING IN PLACES OF WORK) [HL] (Sharpe Pritchard) (the bill is opposed; 19 petitions are outstanding against the bill)

Lords: 1R: 24.1.2005

HL Petitioning period ended 7.2.2005

HL Rev: 19.5.2005HC Rev: 22.6.2005
Lords:1R: 27.6.2005

LONDON LOCAL AUTHORITIES [HL] (Sharpe Pritchard) (the bill is opposed; 26 petitions are outstanding against the Bill)

Lords: 1R: 24.1.2005

HL Petitioning period ended 7.2.2005

HL Rev: 19.5.2005HC Rev: 14.6.2005
Lords:1R: 15.6.2005Prov 2R: 5.7.2005

LONDON LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (Sharpe Pritchard) (the bill is opposed; 11 petitions are outstanding against the Bill)

Commons: 1R: 25.1.2005

HC Petitioning period ended 31.1.2005

HC Rev: 19.5.2005HL Rev: 24.5.2005
Commons:1R: 25.5.20052R: 21.6.2005

LONDON LOCAL AUTHORITIES (PROHIBITION OF SMOKING IN PLACES (Sharpe Pritchard)

OF WORK) [HL] (the bill is opposed; 20 petitions are outstanding against the Bill)

Lords: 1R: 24.1.2005

HL petitioning period ended 7.2.2005

HL Rev: 19.5.2005HC Rev: 22.6.2005
Lords:1R: 27.6.2005

WHITSTABLE OYSTER FISHERY COMPANY (Bircham Dyson Bell)

Commons: Petition for Bill withdrawn (before 1R) on 24.1.2005

 
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