Third reading

Third reading is one of the stages that legislation goes through before it becomes law. After the report stage a Bill moves forward to its third reading. This is a final opportunity to vote on the whole of a Bill. After the third reading in the House in which the Bill was first introduced, the Bill moves to first reading in the other House.

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About Parliament: Bills

Bills before Parliament

Related glossary term: Bills

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