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


7.172  When any Lords amendments have been considered by the Commons, the bill is sent back to the Lords:

  • with the Lords amendments agreed to, in which case the bill is ready for Royal Assent; or
  • with the Lords amendments amended, or with amendments in lieu; or
  • with the Lords amendments disagreed to, with reasons for such disagreement;

and communications, similar to those described for bills originating in the Lords, take place between the two Houses.

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