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The processes by which acts of Parliament are passed are:
For a Bill to develop into an Act of Parliament, the Bill would generally have to be passed by both Houses of Parliament i.e House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Once consultation is completed by extremely skilled lawyers called Parliamentary Counsel would draft a bill. The process is called drafting; the Bill is then ready for careful examination by both houses. A Cabinet Committee, made up of senior government ministers called the Legislation Committee, controls the legislative programme.
First Reading
The First Reading of a Bill is a formal system, this involves a member reading the title of the Bill; the First Reading takes place without discussion. The First Reading is essentially an announcement that the bill has been introduced.
There would be a vote as to whether the House wishes to consider the Bill or not this would continue usually by members shouting “Aye!” or “No!” If there is a clear “Aye!”, then there would be no need for formal vote and the Bill proceeds to the next stage.
Second reading
The Second Reading provides the MPs the first real occasion for debate on the general principles of the Bill. Ministers can speak about the Bill with consent of the speaker and at the end, a vote would be taken the same way as the First Reading and most be a majority in favour of the proposed Bill to advance further.
Committee stage House of Commons (Standing Committees, renamed General Committees since 2006)
When a Bill has passed the second reading in the House of Commons, this is usually referred to as General Committee “upstairs” for thorough scrutiny. The committee consists of between 16 to 50 MPs. They scrutinises the clauses of the Bill and full amendments would be considered. The Bill’s opposition Government may suggest some amendments but many are practical improvements and clarifications proposed by the Government. Occasionally a Bill may be referred to the whole House,...