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Business Of The House

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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That, on consideration of the Criminal Justice Bill—
  • (1) subject to the provisions of the following paragraph, any new Clauses relating to capital punishment which may be selected by Mr. Speaker shall be considered last;
  • (2) if the consideration of the Bill is not completed at one sitting, such Clauses shall have precedence when the House next considers the Bill;
  • (3) if proceedings on such Clauses have not been concluded by Ten o'clock on that day, Mr. Speaker shall at that hour put the Question already proposed from the Chair, and shall then put forthwith any further Questions necessary to dispose of the Clause then under consideration and any selected Amendments thereto, and any Questions necessary to dispose of any other such Clauses, and selected Amendments thereto, which may then be brought up; and
  • (4) proceedings in pursuance of the previous paragraph, though opposed, may be decided after the expiration of the time for opposed business.—[Mr. Maude.]