Postponement of clauses

29.41Clauses1 or whole parts of a bill2 may be postponed on a motion made to that effect of which notice has been given; and may also be postponed as the result of an instruction. A clause has been postponed without notice after consideration of it has begun3 but it may not be postponed if it has already been amended.

Footnotes

  1. 1. LJ (1967–68) 85: cl 11 of Consumer Protection Bill 1967.
  2. 2. LJ (1967–68) 201: Pt III of Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 1968; LJ (1974) 104: Pt IX of Consumer Credit Bill.
  3. 3. LJ (1937–38) 226: cl 12 of Coal Bill 1938; HL Deb (1985–86) 469, cc 573–83: Shops Bill 1985, cl 1.