Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.
|1st reading: House of Commons 20 June, 2012||20.06.2012|
|2nd reading: House of Commons 14 September, 2012||14.09.2012|
|Committee Debate - 1st sitting: House of Commons 31 October, 2012 (1) (2)||31.10.2012|
|Report stage: House of Commons 30 November, 2012||30.11.2012|
|3rd reading: House of Commons 30 November, 2012||30.11.2012|
|1st reading: House of Lords 3 December, 2012||03.12.2012|
|2nd reading: House of Lords 18 January, 2013||18.01.2013|
|Order of Commitment discharged: House of Lords 4 February, 2013||04.02.2013|
|3rd reading: House of Lords 11 February, 2013||11.02.2013|
|Royal Assent 28 February, 2013||28.02.2013|
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