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Legislative Bills

A legislative Bill is a proposal for a new law, or a proposal to change an existing law, that is presented to Parliament. A Bill may be introduced in the House of Commons or the House of Lords but it must pass a series of stages in both Houses before it can be finally approved. If both Houses have agreed on the content of a Bill it is presented to the reigning monarch for formal approval, known as Royal Assent, and becomes an Act of Parliament.

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