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Bill documents — Equality Act 2010

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Equality Act 2010 c.15 | PDF version, 726KB 13.04.2010

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 96 09-10 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) | PDF version, 128KB 24.03.2010
Lords HL Bill 39 09 - 10 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 929KB 03.03.2010
Lords Bill 35 09-10 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 922KB 10.02.2010
Lords HL Bill 20 09-10 (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 1015KB 04.12.2009
Commons Bill 5 09-10 (as introduced) | PDF version, 906KB 19.11.2009
Commons Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 900KB 08.07.2009
Commons Bill as introduced (incorporating side-by-side Explanatory Notes) - volume I | PDF version, 1MB 27.04.2009
Commons Bill as introduced (incorporating side-by-side Explanatory Notes) - volume II | PDF version, 3MB 27.04.2009
Commons Bill as introduced (incorporating interwoven Explanatory Notes) 27.04.2009

Explanatory Notes

Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 96 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 279KB 24.03.2010
Lords HL Bill 20 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 686KB 04.12.2009
Commons Bill 5 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 762KB 19.11.2009

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 30 March 2010 07.04.2010
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 6 April 2010 06.04.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 30 March 2010 31.03.2010
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 22nd March 2010 23.03.2010
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be Moved on Report as at 1 March 2010 02.03.2010
Lords Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 5 February 2010 08.02.2010
Lords Revised Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 26 January 2010 27.01.2010
Lords Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 25 January 2010 26.01.2010
Lords Supplementary to the Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 21 January 2010 25.01.2010
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 21 January 2010 22.01.2010
Lords Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 20 January 2010 21.01.2010
Lords Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 19 January 2010 20.01.2010
Lords Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 18th January 2010 19.01.2010
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 17 January 2010 18.01.2010
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee supplementary to the Revised Second Marshalled List as at 14 January 2010 15.01.2010
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 13 January 2010 14.01.2010
Lords Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 12 January 2010 13.01.2010
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 8 January 2010 11.01.2010
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 2 December 2009 02.12.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 October 2009 14.10.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 8 October 2009 09.10.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 20 July 2009 21.07.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 16 July 2009 17.07.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 10 July 2009 13.07.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 7 July 2009 08.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 July 2009 07.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 July 2009 02.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 June 2009 30.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 June 2009 25.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 June 2009 23.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 June 18.06.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 16 June 2009 17.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 June 2009 16.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 June 2009 11.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 June 2009 09.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 June 2009 02.06.2009

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Selection of amendments (Consideration of Lords Amendments) (PDF, 17KB) 06.04.2010
Commons Report stage: selection of amendments (PDF, 86KB) 02.12.2009

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 6 April 2010 07.04.2010
Commons Report stage proceedings as at 2 December 2009 03.12.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 July 2009 08.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 July 2009 03.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 June 2009 01.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 June 2009 26.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 June 2009 24.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 June 2009 19.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2009 17.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 June 2009 12.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2009 10.06.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 June 2009 03.06.2009

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Research Paper on the Equality Bill: Committee Stage Report (PDF, 371KB) 12.11.2009
Commons Research Paper on the Equality Bill (PDF, 1MB) 07.05.2009

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Work and Pensions Committee: The Equality Bill: how disability equality fits within a Single Equality Act (HC 158-I, 2008-09) 14.05.2009

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Memoranda submitted to the Committee 22.06.2009

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