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First Reading in United Kingdom

Definition of First Reading

The formal introduction of a bill in the house of commons or the house of lords.

First reading Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

First Reading is the formal introduction of a Bill to the House of Commons or the House of Lords. The Bill is not debated at this stage, but a date for its Second Reading in that House is set, a bill number is allocated and an order is made for it to be printed.

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  • Article Name: First Reading
  • Author: B. Hepple
  • Description: Definition of First Reading The formal introduction of a bill in the house of commons or the house of lords. First reading [...]

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