Notice of first sitting of committee on private bill

45.12At least four clear days' notice is given of the day and hour appointed for the first sitting of any committee on an opposed bill; one clear day's notice is given of the first sitting on a recommitted bill and one day's notice of the first sitting on an unopposed bill.1 Where the first sitting of a committee on a bill is deferred, notice is given of the day to which the sitting is deferred.2 All notices are published online in the notices relating to private business as well as being physically displayed in the Private Bill Office.

Footnotes

  1. 1. SO 199.
  2. 2. For an instance of the suspension of SO 199, see CJ (1948–49) 328.