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Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mr Stephen Timms
HM Treasury
Lord Myners
HM Treasury

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2010 c.12 | PDF version, 291KB 09.04.2010

Latest news on the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 8 April. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2010

This Bill provides Parliamentary authority for funds requested by the Government. It is part of the 'supply procedure', which is how Parliament grants the Government’s requests for resources. 

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bills are usually passed in March and July each year, but this Bill was introduced earlier due to the General Election. These Bills are sometimes referred to simply as 'Appropriation Bills'. They, together with the Consolidated Fund Bill, provide authorisation from Parliament for the resources sought by the Government. Proceedings on the Bill are formal (ie there is no debate and the Bill goes through 'on the nod'). Once passed, the Bill becomes the Appropriation (No. 2) Act.

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