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Parliamentary Government Bill [H.L.]

This is the Parliamentary Government Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 17th March 1999.

 
 
  
Parliamentary Government Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

PART I
LEGISLATION
Primary legislation
Clause 
1.Consultation and evidence.
2.Assessment of impact.
3.Bills substantially affecting the constitution.
4.Excessive delegation of powers.
5.Devolved legislation: delegated powers.

Delegated legislation
6.Affirmative instruments.
7.Negative instruments.
8.Supplementary.

Community legislation
9.Approval by Parliament of certain Community legislation.
10.Bills implementing Community legislation.

Impact of legislation
11.Assessment of impact of legislation.

Uncommenced legislation
12.Uncommenced legislation.

PART II
PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY
Local government expenditure
13.Reports etc. of Audit Commission.

Public appointments
14.Public appointments: approval etc. by Parliament.

PART III
REFORM OF GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
15.Commission to review government administration.
16.Departmental reviews of administration.

PART IV
THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND MINISTERIAL OFFICES
17.House of Commons: composition.
18.Ministerial offices.
19.New Cabinet Ministers subject to by-election.
20.Proceedings on matters equivalent to those devolved to Scottish Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly and National Assembly for Wales.

PART V
MISCELLANEOUS
21.Broadcasting of parliamentary proceedings.
22.Short title and commencement.
 

SCHEDULE-
Public appointments subject to approval by Parliament.
    Part I-Senior officeholders.
    Part II-Executive agencies.
    Part III-Other bodies.
 


 
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