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Loans to Ireland Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mr George Osborne
Her Majesty's Treasury
Lord Sassoon
Her Majesty's Treasury

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

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Loans to Ireland Act 2010 c.41 21.12.2010

Latest news on the Loans to Ireland Act 2010

Royal Assent - the final stage of a Bill's passage through Parliament when the Bill becomes an Act (law) took place on 21 December.

Summary of the Loans to Ireland Act 2010

The Bill authorises the Treasury to loan up to £3.25bn to Ireland, and contains an order-making power to increase this limit subject to affirmative procedure in the Commons.

It also arranges for six-monthly reporting to Parliament on the status of the loan.

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