Taxatio > main object of a bill
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Where bills originate
Classification of bills
Government and Private Members' Bills
"As a general rule, bills may originate in either House. Government bills which are likely to arouse major controversy are generally introduced into the House of Commons. Governments nonetheless introduce a number of bills of importance and complexity i..."
Paragraph 26.4, in Part 4, Chapter 26
Private Members' Bills and charges
First reading and printing of bills
Examination of a bill before printing
"A private Member may not bring in (or seek leave to bring in under the ‘ten-minute rule’ procedure) a bill of which the main object is to create a charge by way of taxation or expenditure. This rule is discussed more fully at para 35.25 (in relation ..."
Paragraph 28.15, in Part 4, Chapter 28
Bills founded on Ways and Means resolutions: the main object rule
Procedure on Ways and Means resolutions and bills (general)
"By virtue of the established practice (which has not been modified in respect of taxing bills in the same way as Standing Order No 50 has modified it in respect of expenditure bills—see para 35.24 ), any bill the main object of which is to impose a cha..."
Paragraph 36.29, in Part 5, Chapter 36
Restrictions on the Lords' right to initiate bills
"The expedient of a ‘privilege amendment’ (see also para 29.67 ) is adopted when a bill containing provisions which deal with charges is proceeded with first in the Lords. In the past this expedient could be employed only in cases where the financial pr..."
Paragraph 37.14, in Part 5, Chapter 37
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.