Bill documents — Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
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.
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|A version of the bill, showing changes made in committee (PDF, 881KB)||17.10.2011|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 327 EN - 2010-12 - Lords Amendments Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 286KB||29.03.2012|
|HL Bill 109 EN 2010-2012 (Explanatory Notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 561KB||07.11.2011|
|Bill 205 EN 2010-2012 (Explanatory Notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 728KB||21.06.2011|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
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|
|Consideration of Lords Message (PDF, 99KB)||24.04.2012|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 96KB)||17.04.2012|
|Consideration on Report: Third Day (PDF, 53KB)||02.11.2011|
|Consideration on Report: Second Day (PDF, 72KB)||01.11.2011|
|Consideration on Report (PDF, 73KB)||31.10.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 7 (PDF, 91KB)||13.10.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 95KB)||11.10.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 95KB)||14.09.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (revised) (PDF, 95KB)||13.09.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 95KB)||12.09.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 94KB)||08.09.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 118KB)||05.09.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 97KB)||19.07.2011|
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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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 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.
|Library Note 2011/035||15.11.2011|
|Committee Stage Report||20.10.2011|
|Briefing Paper on Second Reading||27.06.2011|
Select Committee reports
The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Parliamentary news: Second reading of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, have your say||30.06.2011|
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.
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