Lords private members bills

06 February 2014

The House of Lords will debate four private members' bills on Friday 7 February, covering leaseholds, the armed forces, gender equality and deep sea mining.

A private member's bill is a type of public bill (that affects the public). Private members' bills must go through the same set of procedures as other public bills. These four private members' bills were first introduced in the House of Lords.

Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill

This bill will amend the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 in relation to the permitted signatories of notices.

Find out more about the Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill

Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill

This bill makes provision for applications for naturalisation as a British citizen made by members or former members of the armed forces.

Find out more about the Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill

International Development (Gender Equality) Bill

This bill seeks to promote gender equality through assistance and humanitarian assistance to countries outside the UK.

Find out more about the International Development (Gender Equality) Bill

Deep Sea Mining Bill

This bill will define laws around deep sea mining.

Find out more about the Deep Sea Mining Bill

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