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Waging War (Parliament's Role and Responsibility) Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by Mr Michael Meacher

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

13 Dec 06 Bill 34 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
13 Dec 06 Bill 34 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Require the Secretary of State to lay before the House of Commons a mechanism for obtaining the approval of that House for the deployment of British forces for armed conflict.

About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

About Bill Stages

The procedure for passing the different types of Bills is broadly similar in both Houses. At a very simple level, a Bill must pass through several stages - in both Houses - to become an Act. Find out more about the passage of a bill.

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