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Schedule
 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
145     Page 3, line 3, at end insert-- 
 ("15 Edw. 2. Revocation of the New Ordinances 1322. The word "earls" in the last place where it occurs. 
 31 Henry 8.The House of Lords Precedence Act 1539. In section 4 the words from "above all dukes" to the end.
section 7.")
 
146     Page 3, line 3, at end insert-- 
 ("1911 c. 13. The Parliament Act 1911. The Preamble.") 
147     Page 3, column 3, leave out lines 4 to 18 and insert-- 
  ("The Whole Act") 
148     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE LORD GRAY
 
148A     Page 3, line 18, leave out ("4 to") and insert ("5 and") 
  
Preamble
 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
149     Insert the following Preamble--
 
    ("WHEREAS it is expedient that consideration should be given to the composition and powers of the House of Lords:
 
    And whereas it is expedient that a Royal Commission should consider and advise Her Majesty's Government with respect to the issues:
 
    But whereas it appears that it is not expedient to wait for the report of the Royal Commission and it appears to be expedient to make such provision as in this Act appears to deprive certain Peers of their right to attend, sit and vote in the House of Lords in this present Session of Parliament and for the future before receiving the Royal Commission's report and advice:")
 
150     Insert the following Preamble--
 
    ("WHEREAS it is expedient that provision should be made for regulating the relations between the two Houses of Parliament:
 
    And whereas it is intended to substitute for the House of Lords as it at present exists a Second Chamber constituted on a popular instead of hereditary basis, but such substitution cannot be immediately brought into operation:
 
    And whereas provision will require hereafter to be made by Parliament in a measure effecting such substitution for limiting and defining the powers of the new Second Chamber, but it is expedient to make such provision as in this Act appears for restricting the Peers who may take part in the proceedings of the House of Lords:")
 
  
In the Title
 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
151     Line 1, leave out from beginning to ("to") in line 2 and insert ("Exclude from the House of Lords temporal peers whose dignity as Lords of Parliament was not conferred in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 or the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876;") 
  
BY THE LORD WEATHERILL
THE LORD MARSH
THE EARL OF CARNARVON
THE VISCOUNT TENBY
 
152     Line 1, leave out ("End") and insert ("Restrict") 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANWILLIAM
 
153     Line 1, after ("Lords") insert ("only") 
  
BY THE LORD GRAY
 
154     Line 1, after ("Lords") insert ("solely") 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
155     Line 1, leave out ("by virtue") and insert ("because") 
156     Line 1, leave out ("a") and insert ("an") 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
157     Line 2, after ("peerage;") insert ("to allow life peerages to be conferred on disqualified peers;") 
158     Line 2, leave out ("related") and insert ("consequential") 
159     Line 2, leave out ("disqualifications") and insert ("qualifications") 
160     Line 4, after ("Commons") insert ("or the European Parliament") 
  
 
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