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Here you can browse the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the House of Lords Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD GRAY
 
11     Page 1, line 5, at beginning insert ("Subject to section (Peers of Scotland)") 
12     Page 1, line 5, at beginning insert ("Subject to section (Peers of Scotland (No. 2))") 
  
BY THE LORD BOARDMAN
 
13     Page 1, line 5, at beginning insert ("Subject to section 4(1) and (1A)") 
  
BY THE LORD RANDALL OF ST BUDEAUX
 
14     Page 1, line 5, at beginning insert ("Subject to subsection (2)") 
  
BY THE LORD NORRIE
 
14A     Page 1, line 5, at beginning insert ("Subject to subsection (2A)") 
  
BY THE EARL OF KINNOULL
 
15     Page 1, line 5, after ("No-one") insert ("who after the day on which this Act is passed succeeds to a hereditary peerage") 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
THE LORD MONSON
THE BARONESS YOUNG
 
16     Page 1, line 5, leave out ("shall be") and insert ("who is") 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
17     Page 1, line 5, leave out ("be a member of") and insert ("attend, sit or vote in") 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANWILLIAM
 
18     Page 1, line 5, after ("Lords") insert ("only") 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
THE BARONESS YOUNG
 
19     Page 1, line 5, leave out ("by virtue of") and insert ("because he holds") 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
THE BARONESS YOUNG
 
20     Page 1, line 5, leave out second ("a") and insert ("an") 
  
BY THE EARL OF KINNOULL
 
21     Page 1, line 5, leave out second ("a") and insert ("that") 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
THE LORD COLERAINE
THE LORD PALMER
 
22     Page 1, line 6, at end insert ("shall be entitled to vote in that House or in any committee of that House") 
  
BY THE LORD MONSON
 
23     Page 1, line 6, at end insert ("shall be entitled to vote in a division in the House of Lords or in a Committee of the whole House on any question arising in the consideration of a Bill sponsored by a Minister of the Crown") 
  
BY THE EARL OF DROGHEDA
 
23A*     Page 1, line 6, at end insert ("except if, on the day this section comes into force, he is such a member and he has attained the age of 75 years") 
  
BY THE LORD STANLEY OF ALDERLEY
 
24     Page 1, line 6, at end insert (", but any person who is excluded from membership of the House of Lords by virtue of this Act shall retain the right to correspond with Ministers of the Crown as if he remained a member of that House") 
  
BY THE LORD RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY
 
25     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  But subsection (1) shall not apply in respect of any proceedings in the House of Lords on a bill introduced by a Minister of the Crown providing for--
    (a)  the maximum duration of Parliament to be extended beyond 5 years, or
    (b)  new restrictions on the constitutional powers of the Crown.")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANWILLIAM
 
26     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  But any holder of a hereditary peerage who has been elected to--
      (a)  the House of Commons,
      (b)  the European Parliament,
      (c)  the Scottish Parliament,
      (d)  the Northern Ireland Assembly,
      (e)  the National Assembly for Wales,
      (f)  a regional assembly in England,
      (g)  the Greater London Authority,
      (h)  a local authority, or
      (i)  consecutively to any of the bodies listed in paragraphs (a) to (h),
for a continuous period of seven years shall be entitled to receive a writ of summons to attend the House of Lords and to sit and vote in that House by virtue of that peerage on the completion of that period or, in the case of a member of the House of Commons, on the day after he ceases to be a member.
 
    (3)  In subsection (2) "local authority" means--
    (a)  in relation to England, a county, district or London borough council;
    (b)  in relation to Wales, a county or county borough council;
    (c)  in relation to Scotland, a council for a local government area, and
    (d)  in relation to Northern Ireland, a county, district or county borough council.")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF LONGFORD
THE LORD MORAN
THE LORD ELLENBOROUGH
THE BARONESS YOUNG
 
27     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2) But subsection (1) does not apply to any person who, on the day before this Act is passed, is a member of the House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage, who shall retain the right to speak, but not to vote, in that House for the remainder of their life.")
 
  
BY THE LORD GRAY
 
28     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  This section does not apply to any person who was on 31st July 1963 the holder of a peerage in the peerage of Scotland only and who on that day became eligible to receive a writ of summons to attend the House of Lords, and to sit and vote in that House.")
 
  
BY THE LORD RANDALL OF ST BUDEAUX
 
29     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  Any person who, on the day on which this Act is passed, is a member of the House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage, shall remain a member of that House for their life.")
 
  
BY THE LORD MARLESFORD
THE BARONESS YOUNG
 
30     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  This section does not apply to any member of the House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage who was on the day on which this Act is passed a member of the Privy Council.")
 
  
BY THE LORD NORRIE
 
30A     Page 1, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  The personal and property rights to enter, sit and speak in the House of Lords as granted by Letters Patent and existing in customary and common laws, shall not be changed by this Act.")
 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 1 stand part of the Bill. 
 
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