Friday 24th May 2024

(1 month, 2 weeks ago)

Lords Chamber
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Message from the Commons
A message was brought from the Commons that they have made the following Order:
That the following provisions shall apply in respect of the Holocaust Memorial Bill:
Suspension at end of this Parliament
(1) If proceedings on the Bill are not completed before the day on which this Session of Parliament (“the current Session”) ends, further proceedings on the Bill shall be suspended from the day on which the current Session ends until the first Session of the next Parliament (“the first Session”).
(2) If a Bill is presented in the first Session in the same terms as those in which the Bill stood when proceedings on it were suspended in the current Session—
(a) the Bill so presented shall be ordered to be printed and shall be deemed to have been read the first and second time;
(b) the Standing Orders and practice of the House applicable to the Bill, so far as complied with or dispensed with in the current Session or in the previous Session of Parliament shall be deemed to have been complied with or (as the case may be) dispensed with in the first Session;
(c) the Bill shall be dealt with in accordance with—
(i) paragraph 3, if the Bill was waiting to be considered when proceedings on it were suspended,
(ii) paragraph 4, if the Bill was waiting for third reading when proceedings on it were suspended, or
(iii) paragraph 5, if the Bill has been read the third time and sent to the House of Lords.
(3) If this paragraph applies—
(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Committee of the whole House, and
(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for consideration.
(4) If this paragraph applies—
(a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been reported from the Select Committee and from the Committee of the whole House and to have been considered, and
(b) the Bill shall be set down as an order of the day for third reading.
(5) If this paragraph applies, the Bill shall be deemed to have passed through all its stages in this House.
Other
That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.