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The law-making process in England and Wales
The law-making process in England and Wales

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6.1.6 A Bill

Figure 6 outlines the passage (stages) a Bill must go through before it becomes law. The Bill may start off in the House of Commons or House of Lords, but it must go through both Houses before it becomes law.

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Figure 6 The passage a Bill goes through

To see short explanations of each stage, consult the UK Parliament [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] website.