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Here you can browse the Amendments to the House of Lords Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD COLERAINE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Notwithstanding sections 1 and 2, at any one time no more than 90 peers by succession shall be entitled to sit but not vote in the House of Lords by virtue of this Act in accordance with Standing Orders which may be made in anticipation of the enactment or commencement of this section.")Peers by succession to sit but not vote.
  
After Clause 4
 
  
BY THE EARL OF PERTH
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Nothing in this Act affects the power of the House of Lords to veto any bill introduced by a Minister of the Crown providing for the maximum duration of Parliament to be extended beyond 5 years.")Declaratory.
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT MOUNTGARRET
 
     Page 2, line 4, leave out ("Session of") 
     Page 2, line 5, leave out subsection (2) 
 
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