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Presumption of Death Act 2013

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
John Glen
Baroness Kramer

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
Lords HL Bill 65 2012-13 (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 116KB 04.12.2012

Latest news on the Presumption of Death Act 2013

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 26 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Presumption of Death Act 2013

A Bill to make provision in relation to the presumed death of missing persons; and for connected purposes.

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