Third reading in Commons > amendments on
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Amendments to be relevant
Amendments to motions
Rules with respect to form and content of amendments
"The fundamental rule that debate must be relevant to a question (see para 21.15 ) also means that every amendment must be relevant to the question to which it is proposed."
Paragraph 20.37, in Part 3, Chapter 20
Reasoned amendments to question for second (or third) reading
"A Member who wishes to place on record any special reasons for not agreeing to the second reading of a bill may move what is known as a ‘reasoned amendment’ to the question for the second reading. Such an amendment is to leave out all the words in the..."
Paragraph 28.46–28.48, in Part 4, Chapter 28
Amendments on third reading
"By Standing Order No 77, only verbal amendments may be made to a bill on the third reading. If material amendments are desired, the order for the third reading of the bill should be discharged, and the bill re-committed to allow the introduction of th..."
Paragraph 28.149, in Part 4, Chapter 28
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