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Types of Bills

Bills can be classified into three types mainly relating to the source of the legislation and the interest the legislation seeks to address.

Public Bills

Public Bills relate to matters of public interest on policy and may be introduced by Members of Parliament.

Private Bills

Private Bills are promoted by a person of body of persons whether corporate or not, for the particular interest or benefits of that person or body of persons.

Hybrid Bills

These are Public Bills that affect certain private interests or where a private Bills has a scope so wide that it affects public interest or policy.

Types of Bills