First Reading: This is a stage when the proposed law is drafted and presented to the clerk of the house by a minister or a member of the parliament.
Second Reading: This is a stage when the person that brought the bill to the house tries to explain the purpose of the bill to the house.
Committee Stage: This is a stage when the bill is referred to a committee depending on the relevance of the bill. At this stage, the bill is considered section by section and amendments proposed and voted for.
Report Stage: This is the stage when all the findings of the standing committee or that of the house are reported to the entire house after amendments have been made.
Third Reading: This is the final stage of the bill. At this stage, a thorough and careful examination of the bill is taken to ascertain its credibility before the bill is finally taken to the president or head of state for assent.