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Deep Sea Mining Act 2014

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Sheryll Murray
Baroness Wilcox

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 Deep Sea Mining Act 2014 c.15 14.05.2014

Latest news on the Deep Sea Mining Act 2014

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 14 May. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Deep Sea Mining Act 2014

Third reading - the final chance for the Lords to change the Bill - took place on 18 March and no amendments were made.

As both Houses have agreed on the text of the Bill it now waits for the final stage of Royal Assent when the Bill will become an Act of Parliament. A date for Royal Assent has yet to be set.

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