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Video Recordings Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mr Siôn Simon
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Lord Davies of Oldham
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Video Recordings Act 2010 c.1 | PDF version, 64KB 25.01.2010

Latest news on the Video Recordings Act 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 21 January. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Video Recordings Act 2010

The Bill repeals and revives, without amendment, the Video Recordings Act 1984. Its purpose is to rectify a procedural error made during the passage of the 1984 Act, thereby making the age-rated classification and supply controls contained in that Act enforceable in UK courts. The Bill would also allow the 1984 Act to be amended by the Digital Economy Bill 2009-10.

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