Consolidation bill

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A consolidation bill is a bill introduced into the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the intention of consolidating several Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments into a single Act.wikipedia
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Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills

Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., BillsJoint Committee on Consolidation etc. BillsJoint Committee of Parliament
The Lords has the only substantive discussion on the bill, at its second reading, before the bill is sent to a Joint Committee of Parliament which may propose amendments to it.
The Committee was first established in 1894 with a remit to consider consolidation bills.

Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000

An example of a consolidation Act is the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000, which consolidated into a single Act parts of sentencing legislation previously spread across twelve separate Acts.
The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c.6) is a consolidation Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that brings together parts of several other Acts dealing with the sentencing treatment of offenders and defaulters.

Act of Parliament (UK)

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A consolidation bill is a bill introduced into the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the intention of consolidating several Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments into a single Act.
Conversely, bills relating to the judicial system, Law Commission bills and consolidation bills begin their passage in the House of Lords which by convention has primacy in these matters.

Companies Act 2006

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Lobbying from directors and the legal profession ensured that the Bill was changed into a consolidating Act, avoiding the need for cross-referencing between numerous statutes.

Repeal

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Re-enactment can be with or without amendment, although repeal and re-enactment without amendment normally occurs only in the context of a consolidation bill (a bill to consolidate the law in a particular area).

Reading (legislature)

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The Lords has the only substantive discussion on the bill, at its second reading, before the bill is sent to a Joint Committee of Parliament which may propose amendments to it.
A bill introduced in one house enters the other house at Second Stage, except that the Seanad second stage is waived for Dáil consolidation bills.

Statute book

The Statute Book
Such bills simplify the statute book without significantly changing the state of the law, and are subject to an expedited Parliamentary procedure.
In autumn 1947, the Statute Law Committee was given terms of reference "to consider the steps necessary to bring the Statute Book up to date by consolidation, revision, and otherwise".

Architects Act 1997

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The changes embodied in the consolidating Act of 1997 had first been enacted in Part III of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

Lieutenancies Act 1997

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The Lieutenancies Bill was introduced in the House of Lords by the Lord Chancellor in January 1997, as a consolidation bill, to simplify and replace earlier legislation.

Resale Prices Acts

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The Resale Prices Act 1964 c. 53 was a consolidation Act which when passed, now considered all resale price agreements to be against public interest unless proven otherwise.

Destination Tables

The volume contains details of every consolidation Act relating to England and Wales passed since 1983 as well as details of earlier important consolidations.

Codification (law)

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Consolidation bills are routinely passed to organize the law.

Bill (law)

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A consolidation bill is a bill introduced into the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the intention of consolidating several Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments into a single Act.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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A consolidation bill is a bill introduced into the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the intention of consolidating several Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments into a single Act.

Statutory instrument

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A consolidation bill is a bill introduced into the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the intention of consolidating several Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments into a single Act.

Parliamentary procedure

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Such bills simplify the statute book without significantly changing the state of the law, and are subject to an expedited Parliamentary procedure.

Statutory law

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The parliamentary practice of legislating only for small portions of a subject at a time can create undue complexity in statute law.

Customs

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By 1911, such bills had been passed dealing with subjects as diverse as customs, stamps and stamp duties, public health, weights and measures, sheriffs, coroners, county courts, housing, municipal corporations, libraries, trustees, copyhold, diseases of animals, merchant shipping, and friendly societies.

Revenue stamp

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By 1911, such bills had been passed dealing with subjects as diverse as customs, stamps and stamp duties, public health, weights and measures, sheriffs, coroners, county courts, housing, municipal corporations, libraries, trustees, copyhold, diseases of animals, merchant shipping, and friendly societies.

Public health

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By 1911, such bills had been passed dealing with subjects as diverse as customs, stamps and stamp duties, public health, weights and measures, sheriffs, coroners, county courts, housing, municipal corporations, libraries, trustees, copyhold, diseases of animals, merchant shipping, and friendly societies.

Unit of measurement

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By 1911, such bills had been passed dealing with subjects as diverse as customs, stamps and stamp duties, public health, weights and measures, sheriffs, coroners, county courts, housing, municipal corporations, libraries, trustees, copyhold, diseases of animals, merchant shipping, and friendly societies.