European Union (Accessions) Bill (Programme)

– in the House of Commons at 6:59 pm on 21st May 2003.

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Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [28 June 2001 and 29 October 2002],

That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union (Accessions) Bill—

Committal

1. The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and on Third Reading

2. Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed at one day's sitting.

3. Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 6.00 p.m. on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

4. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on that day.

Other proceedings

5. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.—[Jim Fitzpatrick.]

Question agreed to.