5 Private Bills
5.1 The following private Bills carry a statement
of compatibility made by the sponsors of the Bills, in accordance
with Standing Orders.
They do not appear to us to raise any questions of compatibility
with Convention rights or other human rights which require to
be drawn to the attention of either House at this time.
a) University of Manchester Bill,
b) University of Wales, Cardiff Bill.
49 The Standing Orders of each House relating to Private
Bills were amended with effect from 27 November 2001 so that Standing
Orders 38(3) of the Commons and Lords now require the memorandum
attached to each Bill by the promoter to include a statement of
opinion as to compatibility with Convention rights. Standing
Order 169A of the Commons and 98A of the Lords require a Minister
to report on each such statement (by depositing a statement in
the Private Bill Office) immediately after First Reading. Back