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Human Rights Act 1998

Volume 712: debated on Wednesday 8 July 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Bach on 1 July (WA 57), whether they will consult on the issue of what constitutes a function of a public nature in sufficient time to enable them to introduce legislation to be passed during the present Parliament. [HL4833]

The Government remain committed to consulting on this issue. Should the consultation process conclude that primary legislation is required, this would be introduced when parliamentary time allowed.