A Bill introduced by an Opposition, Independent or Government backbench member in his or her own capacity rather than as a Member of the Government .
a public bill promoted by a member or peer who is not a member of the government.
A Bill introduced by any Member as an individual and who is not a Government Minister.
A bill sponsored by a parliamentarian who is not part of the Cabinet.
A Bill sponsored in the Legislative Assembly other than by a Minister in his or her role as a member of the executive government.
a bill introduced in the House of Commons by a member who is not a minister of the government. Less time is allotted by the House to the consideration of these bills than to government bills, and few private members' bills become law. Only ministers can introduce bills to raise or spend public money.