Coroners and Justice Bill: committee stage

10 July 2009

Members of the Lords continued the line by line examination of the Coroners and Justice Bill during the sixth day of committee stage on 9 July

Clause (part) 61 of the Bill - which included incitement to hatred against persons on grounds of sexual orientation - was discussed. The Lords voted to take clause 61 from the Bill.

During committee stage every suggested change to the Bill can be discussed and every clause of the Bill has to be agreed to. Any Member of the Lords can take part and votes can happen.

A seventh day of committee stage takes place on 13 July.

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