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V954 - Team UK Bill 2016

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  • View Poll Results: Should this bill be passed into law?
    As many are of the opinion, Aye
    On the contrary, No

    • Thread Starter

    V954 - Team UK Bill 2016, TSR UKIP
    Team UK Bill 2016


    Ensure teams representing the whole of the United Kingdom, or similar are not named Team GB
    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 Team GB
    (1) This bill applies to all events in which a team, or an entrant represents the whole of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
    (2) This can include sporting fixtures such as the Olympic Games, non sporting fixtures such as the Eurovision Song Contest. This bill is not limited to these events, and applies to all events, as mentioned in 1(1)
    (3) It will be upto the committee for the Department of Culture, Media and Sports to decide on the name; but it is highly suggested that one of the following, fully encompassing names is used
    (A) Team UK; Team GBNI; or any form in which the full term is used, such as Team Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    2 Extent, commencement and short title
    (1) This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
    (2) This Act comes into force for any events on or after the 1st April 2017
    (3) This Act may be cited as the Team UK Act 2016

    Notes: This is a simple bill to ensure that any such events with a team or entrant representing the whole of the UK is not under Team GB or similar.

    Nay, GB is the ISO country code for the UK.
    • Thread Starter

    Ayes to the right: 13
    Noes to the left: 22
    Abstain: 9

    The Noes have it! The Noes have it. Unlock.
    Turnout: 88%
Updated: April 11, 2016
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