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This document contains the following information: Post-legislative scrutiny.

Following on from a report by the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution (HCP 173-I, session 2003-04; ISBN 0104005416), published in October 2004, and a Law Commission consultation paper (Consultation Paper no. 178; ISBN 0117302635), published in January 2006, this report examines the options for ensuring effective post-legislative scrutiny of legislation.

Related publications and all Law Commission reports, consultation papers and announcements are available on the Law Commission website.

This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.

Published 25 October 2006