Martin Partington: Spotlight on the Justice System

Keeping the English Legal System under review

Royal Assent 12 November 2009

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Public attention on events in Parliament has recently been focussed on the Queen’s Speech and what legislation Parliament may be considering between now and the 2010 General Election. But this may leave some wondering: what happened to the measures that were being considered by Parliament during the last Parliamentary session which ended in November 2009.

Royal Assent – the final formal stage in the legislative process – was given to 13 Bills, which then became Acts of Parliament. The full list is set out at http://news.parliament.uk/2009/11/royal-assent-12-november-2009/.

During the whole of the 2008-9 Parliamentary session, a total of 24 Bills were enacted. Thus over 50% were passed in the final rush.

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Written by lwtmp

November 20, 2009 at 9:59 am

Posted in Chapter 3

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