Select Committee for Privileges Second Report



SECOND REPORT

from the Committee for Privileges


20 OCTOBER 1999


ORDERED TO REPORT

1. That the Committee have met and have considered the reference of the House of 27 July which was in the following terms: "whether the House of Lords Bill (as amended on Report) would, if enacted, breach the provisions of the Treaty of Union between England and Scotland".

2. That the Committee have heard counsel on behalf of the Lord Gray and on behalf of Her Majesty's Government.

3. That it is the unanimous opinion of the Committee that the House of Lords Bill (as amended on Report) would not, if enacted, breach the provisions of the Treaty of Union between England and Scotland. Reasons for this decision will be given later.


 
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