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Financial Services Act 2012

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mr George Osborne
HM Treasury
Lord Sassoon
HM 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

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Bill 101 2012-13 (as ordered by the House of Commons) | PDF version, 317KB 06.12.2012

Latest news on the Financial Services Act 2012

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 19 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Financial Services Act 2012

A Bill To amend the Bank of England Act 1998, the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the Banking Act 2009; to make other provision about financial services and markets; to make provision about the exercise of certain statutory functions relating to building societies, friendly societies and other mutual societies; to amend section 785 of the Companies Act 2006; to make provision enabling the Director of Savings to provide services to other public bodies; and for connected purposes.

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