Parliamentary Costs Bill

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  • Initiation: Could include discussing scope and terms of reference with lead Government Department
  • Pre-consultation: Could include approaching interest groups and specialists, producing scoping and issues papers, finalising terms of project
  • Consultation: Likely to include consultation events and paper, making provisional proposals for comment
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  • Reported: Usually recommendations for law reform but can be advice to government, scoping report or other recommendations

This report was published 14 June 2006.

The Bill which is the subject of this report consolidates the legislation about the costs relating to Parliamentary proceedings on private Bills. The Bill extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

A joint report with the Scottish Law Commission.

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