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Example amendment

You can find plenty of examples of amendments on Bills before Parliament on Parliament’s website. Go to the page for an individual bill, click on “All Bill Documents” and then look at the amendment papers.

This example is from the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill.

Text of Bill:

15 Regulations […] (3) Before making regulations under this Part, the Secretary of State must consult such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate. Text of amendment: Clause 15, page 8, line 32, leave out from “consult” to end and insert— “(a) the National Grid, (b) large fuel retailers and service area operators as defined under section 10, and (c) any other such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.”

Member’s explanatory statement:

This amendment would require the Secretary of State to consult specifically with the National Grid, large fuel retailers and service area operators before introducing regulations.