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Joint Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill Publications

Joint Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill - First Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 31 July 2008.


Terms of Reference


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Protests

Chapter 3: Attorney General and Prosecutions

The Attorney General's superintendence function

Chapter 4: Courts and Tribunals

Chapter 5: Ratification of Treaties

Chapter 6: The Civil Service

Chapter 7: War Powers

Chapter 8: Constitutional Renewal?

Chapter 9: Summary of Recommendations

Appendix 1: Joint Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill

Appendix 2: List of Witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for Evidence

Appendix4: Map of Parliamentary Estate

Appendix 5:Formal Minutes

Oral and Written Evidence - HL 166-II/HC 551-II

Oral evidence, 13 May 2008
Oral evidence, 14 May 2008
Oral evidence, 20 May 2008
Oral evidence, 21 May 2008
Oral evidence, 3 June 2008
Oral evidence, 4 June 2008
Oral evidence, 10 June 2008
Oral evidence, 11 June 2008
Oral evidence, 17 June 2008
Oral evidence, 18 June 2008
Oral evidence, 24 June 2008
Oral evidence, 25 June 2008
Oral evidence, 1 July 2008

Written Evidence

NOTE: References in the text of the report are as follows:

(Q) refers to a question in oral evidence

(Ev) refers to an evidence submission

The Report of the Committee is published in Volume I, HC 551-I, HL 166-I.

The Evidence of the Committee is published in Volume II, HC 551-II, HL 166-II (published 12 August 2008).

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