Proceedings on bill null and void

28.51If a bill has been read a second (or the third) time by mistake or inadvertence, the proceedings have been declared null and void, and another day has been appointed for the second or third reading.1

Footnotes

  1. 1. CJ (1859) 139; Parl Deb (1859) 153, c 816; CJ (1893–94) 244, 249, 252 (motion for committal of a bill to a standing committee rescinded); ibid (1896) 134; ibid (1914–16) 271; HC Deb (1915) 75, c 46; CJ (1926) 217 (second reading and committal); ibid (1937–38) 360; ibid (1948–49) 323: ibid (1956–57) 201 (third reading); ibid (1985–86) 155 (committee and third reading).