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House of Lords Reform Bill [HL]


 

House of Lords Reform Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Appointments Commission

1   

Commission to recommend life peerages

2   

Commission membership

3   

Commission to determine rules and procedures

4   

Proposals for new peers

5   

Nominees to meet specific criteria

6   

Guidelines

7   

Certificate to be conclusive

8   

Principles to be followed in making recommendations

9   

Party leaders to furnish information to Commission

Part 2

Exclusion of hereditary peers

10   

Exclusion of hereditary peers

Part 3

Permanent leave of absence

11   

Permanent leave of absence by reason of application

12   

Permanent leave of absence by reason of failure to attend the House

13   

Permanent leave of absence: consequence for membership

14   

Right to vote and stand for election to the House of Commons

Part 4

Conviction of serious criminal offence

15   

Conviction of serious criminal offence

16   

Right to vote and stand for election to the House of Commons

17   

Eligibility for nomination

 

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Part 5

Supplementary provisions

18   

Commencement

19   

Short title

 
 

 
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