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Session 2008-09
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Constitution Committee - Eighth Report
Pre-Legislative Scrutiny in the 2007-08 Session

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 25 March 2009.


Terms of Reference



Pre-Legislative Scrutiny in 2007-08

i) Draft Bills Published in the 2007-08 Session

ii) Prospective Pre-Legislative Scrutiny for 2008-09

iii) Analysis of the Trends in Pre-Legislative Scrutiny

Table: Government statistics

Analysis of the Pre-Legislative Scrutiny Process

i) Time Provided for Pre-Legislative Scrutiny

ii) "Bunching" of Publication of Draft Bills

iii) Government Liaison with Committees

iv) The Fate of Draft Bills after Pre-Legislative Scrutiny

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