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Public Bills deal with matters of public policy. Most are introduced to Parliament by the Government. They tend to be general in character and affect everyone. A Public Bill introduced by a Member who is not a minister is known as a Private Member's Bill.
Further information on this subject can be found from the following links.
About Parliament: Public Bills
Bills before Parliament: Public Bills
Related glossary term: Private Members' Bills
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