United Kingdom Borders Bill 2012-13
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 11 July, 2012 | 11.07.2012
|Bill 059 2012-13 (as introduced) | PDF version, 80KB||28.02.2013|
Latest news on the United Kingdom Borders Bill 2012-13The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the United Kingdom Borders Bill 2012-13A Bill to allow subjects of Her Majesty’s realms to enter the United Kingdom through a dedicated channel at international terminals, to ensure that all points of entry to the United Kingdom at airports, ports and terminals display prominently a portrait of Her Majesty as Head of State, the Union Flag and other national symbols; to rename and re-establish the UK Border Agency as ‘Her Majesty’s Border Police’; and to enhance the Agency’s powers to protect and defend the borders of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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