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Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) Bill

A Bill to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.




Repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011

The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 is hereby repealed.

2 Regulations

(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument make such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in consequence of this Act.

(2) A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

3 Extent, commencement and short title

(1) This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

(2) Section 1 comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(3) Section 2 and this section come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(4) This Act may be cited as the Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) Act 2016.

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