Tag: HOUSE OF COMMONS

Legislative Responses to COVID-19: Parliament of Canada

In response to COVID-19, the Parliament of Canada enacted the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act. The Royal Assent on the legislation was on March 25. The Bill (as it was then) was sponsored by the Minister of Finance and was introduced in the House of Commons on March 24. It was

Legislative Responses to COVID-19: The UK Parliament

In response to COVID-19, the UK Parliament is currently considering two bills. They are the Coronavirus Bill and the Contingencies Fund Bill. The Coronavirus Bill As of March 24, the Bill had passed in the House of Commons and was being debated in the House of Lords. According to the

Nine selected Bills before the Parliament of Canada

Below is a summary of nine selected Bills pending before the Parliament of Canada (either the Commons or Senate). The comprehensive list can be accessed from their website here. I noticed something interesting about how they name their Bills. They use numbers and the prefixes S or C stand for

Seven Selected Bills before the UK Parliament (2017-2018)

  The Bills before the UK Parliament (either Commons or Lords) 2017-2019 are comprehensively listed on UK Parliament’s website. The list below is a select few that caught our attention. #1 Certificate of Loss Bill The Bill seeks to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in