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Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHBOURNE
 
     Page 2, line 4, leave out from ("force") to end of line and insert ("until a date fixed by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament following the laying before the House of Lords of a report of the Royal Commission on the reform, role and future composition of the House of Lords") 
  
Preamble
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHBOURNE
 
     Insert the following Preamble--
 
    ("WHEREAS it is expedient that consideration be given to the composition and powers of the House of Lords:
 
    And whereas it is acknowledged and affirmed that the Parliament Act 1911 cannot be used so as to
    (a)  enlarge the powers of the House of Commons at the expense of Parliament as a whole; or
    (b)  amend the Parliament Act 1911 itself; or
    (c)  amend any primary legislation
without the consent of the House of Lords:
 
    And whereas it is acknowledged and affirmed that the Parliament Act 1911 and the measure calling itself the "Parliament Act 1949" cannot be used to enact this present measure without the consent of the House of Lords:")
 
     Insert the following Preamble--
 
    ("WHEREAS it is expedient that consideration be given to the composition and powers of the House of Lords:
 
    And whereas it is acknowledged and affirmed that this measure does not confer upon the House of Commons, whether under the Parliament Act 1911, or otherwise, the right to
    (a)  enlarge the powers of the House of Commons at the expense of Parliament as a whole; or
    (b)  amend the Parliament Act 1911 itself; or
    (c)  amend any primary legislation; or
    (d)  alter the powers and composition of the House of Lords; or
    (e)  extend the life of any Parliament; or
    (f)  repeal the Septennial Act 1715 (as amended); or
    (g)  extend in any other way the life of a Parliament indefinitely so as to abolish the requirement for regular parliamentary elections
without the consent of the House of Lords:")
 
 
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