Autism Act 2009
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 12 November, 2009 | 12.11.2009
Act of Parliament
|Autism Act 2009 | PDF version, 64KB||12.11.2009|
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Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 12 November.
The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Autism Act 2009Following amendments in a Public Bill Committee, which debates and examines the Bill clause by clause, the Bill would require the Secretary of State for Health to publish an adult autism strategy and to issue associated statutory guidance. It would also place a duty on local authorities and NHS bodies to act under this guidance.
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