Division of clauses

28.94The committee has power to divide one clause into two,1 or decide that the first part of a clause, or the first part of a clause with a schedule, shall be considered as an entire clause.2 A motion to divide a clause must be taken before the clause is ordered to stand part of the bill.3

Footnotes

  1. 1. CJ (1834) 409; ibid (1868–69) 384; HC Deb (1920) 132, c 2689.
  2. 2. CJ (1830–31) 728; ibid (1831–32) 80.
  3. 3. Stg Co Deb (1968–69), First Scottish Stg Co, 17 June 1969, c 327.