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Post-legislative scrutiny

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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.