House of Lords Companion to the Standing Orders
Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings of the House of Lords

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 29 May 2015.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

Chapter 1: The House and its Membership

Chapter 2: The Crown and Parliamentary Sessions

Chapter 3: Sittings and Documents of the House

Chapter 4: Conduct in the House

Chapter 5: Members' Conduct

Chapter 6: Statements, Questions and Motions

Chapter 7: Divisions

Chapter 8: Public Bills

Chapter 9: Private Legislation

Chapter 10: Delegated Legislation and Other Matters

Chapter 11: Select Committees

Chapter 12: Parliamentary Privilege and related matters

APPENDIX A: DIVISIONS: INSTRUCTIONS TO TELLERS

APPENDIX B: RULES FOR THE ADMISSION OF VISITORS

APPENDIX C: ROYAL COMMISSIONS

APPENDIX D: OPENING OF A NEW PARLIAMENT AND ELECTION OF COMMONS SPEAKER

APPENDIX E: THE QUEEN'S SPEECH

APPENDIX F: ROYAL ASSENT BY COMMISSION

APPENDIX G: PROROGATION BY COMMISSION

APPENDIX H: ENDORSEMENTS TO BILLS

APPENDIX J: PRAYERS FOR THE PARLIAMENT

APPENDIX K: INTRODUCTIONS

APPENDIX L: SCRUTINY RESERVE RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE WORK OF THE EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE

ABBREVIATIONS

Erskine May  Erskine May's Treatise on The Law, Privileges and Usage of Parliament, 24th edition, 2011

GO  General Order (see paragraph 9.96)

HL Deb.  House of Lords Official Report (Hansard)

LJ  House of Lords Journals

PBSO  Private Business Standing Order

SO  Public Business Standing Order


REFERENCES TO HOUSE OF LORDS
COMMITTEE REPORTS

Leave of Absence  House of Lords (Leave of Absence) Select Committee

Offices  Select Committee on the House of Lords' Offices

Procedure  Select Committee on Procedure of the House



 
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