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Bill documents — Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

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
Lords HL Bill 134 2010-12 (Commons Reason and Amendments) | PDF version, 80KB 21.03.2012
Commons Bill 317 2010-12 (Lords Amendments to) | PDF version, 170KB 13.03.2012
Lords HL Bill 128 2010-12 (as Amended on Report) | PDF version, 1MB 16.02.2012
Lords HL Bill 121 2010-12 (as Amended in Committee) | PDF version, 1MB 13.01.2012
Lords HL Bill 99 2010-12 (as Brought from the Commons on 12 October 2011) | PDF version, 1MB 13.10.2011
Commons Bill 189 2010-12 (as Amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 729KB 18.05.2011
Commons Bill 146 2010-11 (as introduced) | PDF version, 594KB 11.02.2011

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
Commons A version of the bill showing changes made in the committee (PDF, 803KB) 19.05.2011

Explanatory Notes

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

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 317 EN 2010-12 | PDF version, 281KB 13.03.2012
Lords HL Bill EN 99 2010-12 (Explanatory Notes to Bill) | PDF version, 393KB 13.10.2011
Commons Bill 146 EN 2010-11 (Explanatory notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 326KB 11.02.2011

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
Lords Marshalled List of Motions and Amendments to be moved on Consideration of Commons Reason and Amendments as at 23 April 2012 24.04.2012
Lords Amendment to be moved on Consideration of Commons Reason and Amendments as at 18 April 2012 19.04.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Consideration of Commons Reason and Amendments as at 10 April 2012 11.04.2012
Lords Consideration of Commons Reason and Amendments as at 3 April 2012 (PDF, 143KB) 04.04.2012
Lords Consideration of Commons Amendments as at 27 March 2012 28.03.2012
Lords Motions to be moved on Consideration of Commons Reason and Amendments as at 26 March 2012 27.03.2012
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments given up to and including 19 March 2012 19.03.2012
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 15 March 2012 16.03.2012
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 March 2012 14.03.2012
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 9 March 2012 12.03.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 8 March 2012 09.03.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 7 March 2012 08.03.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 5 March 2012 06.03.2012
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report (Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List) as at 14 February 2012 15.02.2012
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 13 February 2012 14.02.2012
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report (Supplementary to the Revised Second Marshalled List) as at 9 February 2012 10.02.2012
Lords Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 3 February 2012 06.02.2012
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 2 February 2012 03.02.2012
Lords Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 1 February 2012 02.02.2012
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 30 January 2012 31.01.2012
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 27 January 2012 30.01.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 26 January 2012 27.01.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 25 January 2012 26.01.2012
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report as at 24 January 2012 25.01.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 23 January 2012 24.01.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 18 January 2012 19.01.2012
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 13 January 2012 16.01.2012
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 10 January 2012 11.01.2012
Lords Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 9 January 2012 10.01.2012
Lords Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 5 January 2012 06.01.2012
Lords Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 19 December 2011 20.12.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 15 December 2011 16.12.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 14 December 2011 15.12.2011
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 13 December 2011 14.12.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 12 December 2011 13.12.2011
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 9 December 2011 12.12.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee as at 8 December 2011 09.12.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee as at 7 December 2011 08.12.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee as at 6 December 2011 06.12.2011
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee of the Whole House as at 2 December 2011 05.12.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee of the Whole House as at 1 December 2011 02.12.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 25 November 2011 28.11.2011
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee of the Whole House as at 25 November 2011 28.11.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 24 November 2011 25.11.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 23 November 2011 24.11.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 22 November 2011 23.11.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 21 November 2011 22.11.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 18 November 2011 21.11.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 16 November 2011 17.11.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 15 November 2011 16.11.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 14 November 2011 15.11.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 10 November 2011 11.11.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 9 November 2011 10.11.2011
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 11 October 2011 11.10.2011
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 10 October 2011 10.10.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 6 October 2011 07.10.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 15 September 2011 16.09.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 14 September 2011 15.09.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 September 2011 14.09.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 12 July 2011 13.07.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 17 May 2011 18.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 May 2011 17.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 May 2011 12.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 May 2011 10.05.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 5 May 2011 06.05.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 4 May 2011 05.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 May 2011 04.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 May 2011 03.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 April 2011 28.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 April 2011 27.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 April 2011 26.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 April 2011 20.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 April 2011 05.04.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 1 April 2011 04.04.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 31 March 2011 01.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 March 2011 30.03.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 29 March 2011 29.03.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 24 March 2011 25.03.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 March 2011 24.03.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee as at 22 March 2011 22.03.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 18 March 2011 21.03.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 17 March 2011 18.03.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 15 March 2011 16.03.2011

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 Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 90KB) 19.03.2012
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF) 10.10.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 8 (PDF, 32KB) 16.05.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 7 (PDF, 36KB) 12.05.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 37KB) 09.05.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 39KB) 03.05.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 37KB) 27.04.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 42KB) 21.04.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 43KB) 04.04.2011
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 41KB) 29.03.2011

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 Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 19 March 2012 | PDF version, 95KB 20.03.2012
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 11 October 2011 | PDF version, 184KB 12.10.2011
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 10 October 2011 | PDF version, 182KB 11.10.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 May 2011 | PDF version, 214KB 18.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 May 2011 | PDF version, 147KB 13.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 May 2011 | PDF version, 83KB 11.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 May 2011 | PDF version 04.05.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 April 2011 | PDF version 03.05.2011
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 April 2011 | PDF version, 117KB 27.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 April 2011 06.04.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 29 March 2011 30.03.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 March 2011 25.03.2011
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 March 2011 23.03.2011

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
Lords Library Note 2011/033 03.11.2011
Commons Research Paper 11/54 28.06.2011
Commons Research Paper on the Protection of Freedoms Bill 24.02.2011

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Parliamentary news: Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee announce programme 21.03.2011
Commons Parliamentary news: Second reading of Protection of Freedoms Bill, have your say 03.03.2011

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 Consolidated written evidence (PDF, 1MB) 20.10.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Mrs S J Lyth 23.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Wandsworth Borough Council 23.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) 23.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) 23.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Unlock 23.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Lancashire Clamping Co Ltd 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by The Football Association (The FA) 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Association of Managers in Education (AMiE) 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Northern Ireland Office of the Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by A member of the public 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by No CCTV 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Antony and Fiona Edwards-Stuart 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by England and Wales Cricket Board (the ECB) (PDF, 59KB) 19.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Dover Harbour Board 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Manifesto Club 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Dr Richard Fairburn 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by General Medical Council (GMC) 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Lambeth Parking Services 14.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Sport and Recreation Alliance etc 12.05.2011
Commons Additional Associated Memorandum by NSPCC 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Wiltshire & Swindon Activity & Sports Partnership 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Liberty (National Council for Civil Liberties) 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by British Security Industry Association (BSIA 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by TMG CRB 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum by Brookscroft Management Ltd 12.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by General Social Care Council (GSCC) 04.05.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by British Irish RIGHTS WATCH (BIRW) 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Genevieve Lennon 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Jon Fassbender 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Public and Commercial Services Union 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Commander Simon Pountain, ACPO Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Portfolio 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by David Wells 28.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Campaign for Freedom of Information 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Blackheath Cator Estate 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Proserve Enforcement Agency 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA) 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Eric Tweedie 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Steve Purkiss 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Brian Griffiths 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by a Member of the public 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Forensic Science Service 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Ms Edye 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Deputy Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Local Government Group 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Mike Matthews 26.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by The Freedom Association 06.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Chief Surveillance Commissioner 06.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Fair Play for Children 06.04.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by National Clamps 31.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Biostore Ltd 31.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Judith Bailey 31.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Andrew Clewer 31.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Federation of Private Residents’ Associations (FPRA) 25.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NHRI) 25.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) 25.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Sir Paul Kennedy 25.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Home Office 25.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Royal College of Surgeons 25.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by NSPCC 25.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by Automobile Association (AA) 25.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (AM) submitted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by Justice 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Claire Sandbrook 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by John Kruse 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Diane and Duncan Hartley 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Mrs Sharon Vogelenzang 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Rob Dawson 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Andy Robertson 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Girlguiding UK 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the European Secure Vehicle Alliance (ESVA) 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Dale Mcalpine 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by the British Parking Association (BPA) 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by The Law Society (‘The Society’) 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Richard Thomas CBE, Information Commissioner, 2002-9 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Michael Charman 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by GeneWatch UK 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Steve Jolly 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by the RAC Foundation (PDF, 130KB) 23.03.2011
Commons Associated Memorandum submitted by Member of the public 23.03.2011
Commons Memorandum in Chief (PM) submitted by the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) 23.03.2011

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (PDF) 14.10.2011
Proposal to introduce keeper liability for parking charges on private land (PDF, 516KB) 16.08.2011
Requirement for schools to seek written parental consent before processing children's biometric data (PDF, 514KB) 02.08.2011
Reform of Vehicle Immobilisation (PDF, 474KB) 11.07.2011
Proposed changes to the Vetting & Barring Scheme and Criminal Records Regime (PDF, 817KB) 25.05.2011
Extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (PDF, 1MB) 21.01.2011
Equality Impact Assessment - DNA & Fingerprints – New Framework for their Retention and Destruction (PDF, 47KB) 19.01.2011
Terrorism stop and search powers (PDF, 95KB) 18.01.2011
Equality Impact Assessment - Stop and search powers (PDF, 76KB) 18.01.2011
Retention of DNA & Fingerprints by Police (PDF, 78KB) 10.01.2011
RIPA and Local Authorities (PDF, 67KB) 22.12.2010
Equality Impact Assessment - Removal of decriminalised offences for gay sex with those aged 16 and over from the Police National Computer (PDF, 42KB) 21.12.2010
Providing a "right to datasets" (PDF, 65KB) 18.10.2010

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