European Parliamentary Elections Bill — Commencement — 26 Feb 1998
Clause 1, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Question proposed , That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Question put and agreed to.
Clause 2 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment No. 38, in page 4, line 5, after 'enactments' insert 'and instrument'.
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss Government amendments Nos. 39, 43 and 44.
Amendment agreed to.
Amendment made: No. 39, in page 4, line 5, after 'repealed' insert 'or revoked'.-- [Ms Quin.]
Clause 3, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment No. 16, in page 4, line 22, at end add--
'(3) An order under subsection (1) shall not be made unless a draft thereof has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 93, Noes 215.
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