Second reading in Commons > defeat at
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Second reading moved
"The second reading is the first important stage through which the bill is required to pass; its whole principle is at issue, and is affirmed or denied by the House."
Paragraph 28.45, in Part 4, Chapter 28
Effect of carrying a ‘reasoned amendment’
Reasoned amendments to question for second (or third) reading
"A reasoned amendment, if carried on the second or third reading of a bill, is fatal to further progress of the bill, and no order is made for second (or third) reading on a future day."
Paragraph 28.47, in Part 4, Chapter 28
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.