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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Memorandum by the Department of Health submitted to the House of Lords Constitution Committee's inquiry Fast-track Legislation: Constitutional Implications and Safeguards in March 2009 which states, in response to Question 3, “The Government believes that 28 days will allow enough time to arrange a debate in each House even when the requirement specified by emergency regulations is urgent, yet minor in scope and effect”; and whether this undertaking applies to regulations made under the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 in response to COVID-19.
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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean