Rules of debate on report
7.133 On report no member may speak more than
once to an amendment, except the mover of the amendment in reply
or a member who has obtained leave of the House, which may only
be granted to:
- a member to explain himself in some material
point of his speech, no new matter being introduced;
- the Lord in charge of the bill; and
- a minister of the Crown.
7.134 Only the mover of an amendment or the Lord
in charge of the bill speaks after the minister on report except
for short questions of elucidation to the minister or where the
minister speaks early to assist the House in debate.
7.135 Arguments fully deployed in Committee of
the whole House should not be repeated at length on report.
Conclusion of proceedings on
7.136 When the amendments have been disposed
of, the bill is reprinted if amended, and awaits its third reading
on a day to be fixed.
289 See paragraphs 7.36-7.38. Back
Procedure 1st Rpt 1998-99. Back
Procedure 9th Rpt 1970-71. Back
SO 31. Back
Procedure 1st Rpt 1987-88. Back
Procedure 2nd Rpt 1976-77. Back