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Here you can browse the Supplement (c) to the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to the House of Lords Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON
 
     Page 1, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Subsection (1) shall not apply in relation to anyone excepted from section 1 by virtue of section 2.")
 
  
After Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD CLIFFORD OF CHUDLEIGH
[In substitution for Amendment 22]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Section 1 shall not apply in respect of any proceedings in the House of Lords on a constitutional bill or a bill including constitutional provisions, and any person who was the holder of a hereditary peerage and who was entitled to a writ of summons to attend that House on the day before this Act comes into force shall continue to be entitled to sit and vote on such proceedings.")Constitutional bills: voting rights of hereditary peers.
  
BY THE LORD CLIFFORD OF CHUDLEIGH
[In substitution for Amendment 23]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Any person who was the holder of a hereditary peerage and who was entitled to a writ of summons to attend the House of Lords on the day before this Act came into force shall continue to be entitled to sit, but not to vote, in any proceedings of that House or of a committee of that House, subject to section (Constitutional bills: voting rights of hereditary peers).")Hereditary peers: sitting rights.
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON
 
     Page 2, line 1, at beginning insert--
 
    ("--(1) The enactments mentioned in Schedule (Amendments) are amended as specified there.")
 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON
 
     Page 2, line 3, leave out from beginning to ("shall") and insert ("Sections 1 to 4 (including Schedule (Amendments) and the Schedule)") 
     Page 2, line 4, leave out ("it") and insert ("this Act") 
     Page 2, line 6, at end insert ("unless it has been issued to a person who, at the end of the Session, is excepted from section 1 by virtue of section 2") 
  
Before the Schedule
 
  
BY THE BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON
 
     Insert the following new Schedule-- 
 ("SCHEDULESection 4(1).
 AMENDMENTs 
 Peerage Act 1963 (c.48) 
     1. In section 1(2) of the Peerage Act 1963 (disclaimer of certain hereditary peerages) for the words from "has" to the end there shall be substituted the words "is excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999 by virtue of section 2 of that Act". 
 Recess Elections Act 1975 (c.66) 
     2. In section 1 of the Recess Elections Act 1975 (issue of warrants for making out writs to replace members of the House of Commons whose seats have become vacant), in--
    (a)  subsection (1)(a), and
    (b)  paragraph (a) of the definition of "certificate of vacancy" in subsection (2),
for the words "become a peer" there shall be substituted the words "become disqualified as a peer for membership of the House of Commons".
 
    3. In Schedule 1 to that Act (certificate of vacancy), for the words "has become a peer of Parliament" there shall be substituted the words "has become disqualified as a peer for membership of the House of Commons".")
 
  
Schedule
 
  
BY THE BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON
 
     Page 3, line 4, column 3, leave out from ("1") to ("(3)") in line 7 
 
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