Public Bodies Act 2011
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Lord Taylor of Holbeach
- Mr Francis Maude
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 14 December, 2011 | 14.12.2011
Act of Parliament
|Public Bodies Act 2011 c.24||14.12.2011|
Latest news on the Public Bodies Act 2011
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 14 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Public Bodies Act 2011
The Bill is largely enabling legislation. It is the main legislative vehicle for taking forward the Government’s review of public bodies, the results of which were published in October 2010.
The Bill would allow Ministers, by order, to abolish, merge or transfer the functions of the public bodies listed in the appropriate schedules to the Act. The Bill has completed its passage through the House of Lords where it underwent significant amendment.
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