Presentation Bills

A Presentation Bill allows any MP to give notice of his or her intention to present a Bill on any future day. Notice must be in writing and must include the short and long titles. Presentation takes place at the time of Preliminary Business. The MP should be standing behind the Speaker's Chair on the Government side until called by the Speaker.

Further information on this subject can be found from the following links.

About Parliament: Private Members' Bills

Related glossary term: Ballot Bills (Private Members' Bills)

Related glossary term: Ten Minute Rule Bill

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